Historical Events In December - 18
Friday, 03 July 2020
0468 Huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita on December - 18.
0821 On this day in history 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 On December - 18 alfonso van Aragon occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden
1133 On December - 18 hildebert, French writer
1271 On this day in history kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (元 yuán), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China.
1352 On December - 18 etienne Aubert elected as Pope Innocentius VI
1406 Anton van Bourgondies becomes duke of Brabant on December - 18.
1505 John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed on this day in history.
1562 On December - 18 philipp Dulichius, composer
1565 On this day in history benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62
1569 Jakob Hassler, composer on this day in history.
1577 Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 on this day in history.
1597 On this day in history barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67
1603 On this day in history admiral Steven van der Haghens fleet departs to East-Indies
1610 On December - 18 charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist
1621 English parliament accept unanimously, Protestation on December - 18.
1633 On December - 18 adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised
1633 On December - 18 theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, buried at 62
1635 Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian on December - 18.
1638 On December - 18 le Pere Joseph, French mystic, dies
1651 Francisco the Melo, Portuguese/Spanish earl of Assumar, dies at 54 on December - 18.
1661 On December - 18 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 On December - 18 wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer
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 On December - 18 peter Codde, apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62
1719 On December - 18 thomas Fleet publishes "Mother Goose's Melodies For Children"
1732 Johann Valentin Eckelt, composer, dies at 59 on December - 18.
1734 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Rey, composer
1737 Antonio Stradivari, world-famous violin maker, dies in Cremona, Italy on this day in history.
1737 On this day in history 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