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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  

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Famous Birthdays In December - 18

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1507  Ōuchi Yoshitaka, Japanese warlord (d. 1551) was born on December - 18.  

1562  On this day in history birth of philipp Dulichius, composer  

1569  On this day in history birth of jakob Hassler, composer  

1602  On this day in history birth of simonds d'Ewes, English antiquarian and politician (d. 1650)  

1610  On this day in history birth of charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist  

1620  Heinrich Roth, German Sanskrit scholar (d. 1668) was born on December - 18.  

1633  On this day in history birth of adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised  

1633  On December - 18 birth of willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptised  

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Famous Deaths In December - 18

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0468  On December - 18 death of huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita  

0821  Death of Theodulf, Bishop of Orléans on this day in history.  

1133  Death of Hildebert, French writer on this day in history.  

1290  On December - 18 death of king Magnus I of Sweden (b. 1240)  

1442  On this day in history death of pierre Cauchon, French Catholic bishop (b. 1371)  

1495  On this day in history death of king Alphonso II of Naples (b. 1448)  

1505  Death of John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed on December - 18.  

1565  Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62 on this day in history.  

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