Historical Events In April - 18
Monday, 25 January 2021
0310 St Eusebius begins his reign as Catholic Pope on April - 18.
0387 On April - 18 bishop Ambrosius of Milan baptizes Augustinus
0680 Mu'awijja, kalief of Al-Schaam, dies on April - 18.
1025 Bolesław Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland on this day in history.
1161 On April - 18 theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury
1480 The birth of Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara on this day in history.
1480 On April - 18 lucretia Borgia, murderess (poison)/daughter (Pope Alexander VI)
1504 Filippino Lippi, painter, dies at about 52 on April - 18.
1506 On April - 18 the cornerstone of the current St. Peter's Basilica is laid.
1518 Bona Sforza is crowned as queen consort of Poland on April - 18.
1521 Parliament of Worms: Cardinal Alexander questions Maarten Luther on this day in history.
1521 Francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac) on April - 18.
1530 Francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at about 43 on this day in history.
1552 On April - 18 mauritius of Saksen occupies Linz
1552 John Leland, antiquary, dies on this day in history.
1556 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on April - 18.
1558 On this day in history roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent
1567 Wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1580 Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) on April - 18.
1587 John Foxe, author (Book of Martyrs), dies on this day in history.
1590 Ahmed I, 14th sultan of Turkey (1603-17) on April - 18.
1599 Valencia arch duke Albrecht of Austrian marries Isabella of Spain on this day in history.
1605 On April - 18 giacomo Carissimi, composer
1610 On this day in history robert Parsons, English jesuit leader/plotter, dies at 63
1612 On April - 18 emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies
1636 Julius Caesar, English judge on this day in history.
1663 On this day in history osman declares war on Austria
1666 Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster on this day in history.
1676 On April - 18 sudbury, Mass attacked by Indians
1679 Hofmannswaldau, writer, dies on this day in history.
1684 On April - 18 gonzales Cocx, [Coques], painter, dies
1689 Death of British Chief Justice Judge George Jeffreys in the Tower of London. He presided over the "Bloody Assizes" following the Monmouth Rebellion of 1685 on this day in history.
1689 George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies on April - 18.
1690 Charles V Leopold, Duke of Lotharingen/Austrian fieldmarshal, dies on April - 18.