Historical Events In December - 18
Thursday, 24 September 2020
0468 On December - 18 huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita
0821 Theodulf, Bishop of Orléans on December - 18.
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 this day in history 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 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 December - 18.
1562 Philipp Dulichius, composer on this day in history.
1565 On December - 18 benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62
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 December - 18 barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67
1603 Admiral Steven van der Haghens fleet departs to East-Indies on December - 18.
1610 Charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist on this day in history.
1621 On this day in history english parliament accept unanimously, Protestation
1633 Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised on December - 18.
1633 On this day in history theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, buried at 62
1635 On this day in history antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian
1638 On December - 18 le Pere Joseph, French mystic, dies
1651 On December - 18 francisco the Melo, Portuguese/Spanish earl of Assumar, dies at 54
1661 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 on this day in history.
1667 Wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer on December - 18.
1707 Charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement) on December - 18.
1709 On this day in history elizabeth, empress of Russia (to Peter the Great & Catherine I)
1710 Peter Codde, apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1719 On this day in history thomas Fleet publishes "Mother Goose's Melodies For Children"
1732 Johann Valentin Eckelt, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1734 Jean-Baptiste Rey, composer on December - 18.
1737 On this day in history antonio Stradivari, world-famous violin maker, dies in Cremona, Italy.
1737 On this day in history antonio Stradivari, renowned violin-maker, dies in Cremona Italy at 93
1745 On December - 18 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.
1751 Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, builder (Nepomukkerk, Prague), dies at 62 on this day in history.