Historical Events In December - 18
Thursday, 09 December 2021
0468 Huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita on this day in history.
0821 On December - 18 theodulf, Bishop of Orléans
1118 Aragon's Alfonso the Battler takes Saragossa December 18 from the Almoravid king Ali ibn-Yusuf, whose father defeated Castile's Alfonso VI in 1086 on this day in history.
1118 Alfonso van Aragon occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden on this day in history.
1133 On December - 18 hildebert, French writer
1271 Kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (元 yuán), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China on this day in history.
1352 Etienne Aubert elected as Pope Innocentius VI on December - 18.
1406 On this day in history anton van Bourgondies becomes duke of Brabant
1505 On December - 18 john IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed
1562 Philipp Dulichius, composer on this day in history.
1565 Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62 on December - 18.
1569 On December - 18 jakob Hassler, composer
1577 Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 on December - 18.
1597 On this day in history barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67
1603 Admiral Steven van der Haghens fleet departs to East-Indies on this day in history.
1610 Charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist on this day in history.
1621 English parliament accept unanimously, Protestation on this day in history.
1633 On this day in history adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised
1633 On December - 18 theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, buried at 62
1635 On this day in history antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian
1638 Le Pere Joseph, French mystic, dies on December - 18.
1651 On this day in history francisco the Melo, Portuguese/Spanish earl of Assumar, dies at 54
1661 On this day in history the "S.S.Elizabeth" of Burntisland lost off the English coast with the Scottish records aboard, being returned from London to which they had been taken by Oliver Cromwell.
1667 Wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer on this day in history.
1707 Charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement) on this day in history.
1709 Elizabeth, empress of Russia (to Peter the Great & Catherine I) on this day in history.
1710 Peter Codde, apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1719 Thomas Fleet publishes "Mother Goose's Melodies For Children" on December - 18.
1732 On December - 18 johann Valentin Eckelt, composer, dies at 59
1734 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Rey, composer
1737 Antonio Stradivari, world-famous violin maker, dies in Cremona, Italy on December - 18.
1737 On December - 18 antonio Stradivari, renowned violin-maker, dies in Cremona Italy at 93
1745 Skirmish at Clifton where retreating Jacobite forces under Lord George Murray, defeated General Bland's Hanoverian troops. The last battle to be fought on English soil on this day in history.
1751 On December - 18 kilian I von Dientzenhofer, builder (Nepomukkerk, Prague), dies at 62