Historical Events In April - 18
Sunday, 19 January 2020
0310 On this day in history st Eusebius begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0387 On this day in history bishop Ambrosius of Milan baptizes Augustinus
0680 Mu'awijja, kalief of Al-Schaam, dies on this day in history.
1025 BolesĹ‚aw Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland on April - 18.
1161 Theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
1480 On this day in history the birth of Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara
1480 On April - 18 lucretia Borgia, murderess (poison)/daughter (Pope Alexander VI)
1504 Filippino Lippi, painter, dies at about 52 on this day in history.
1506 The cornerstone of the current St. Peter's Basilica is laid on April - 18.
1518 On this day in history bona Sforza is crowned as queen consort of Poland.
1521 On this day in history parliament of Worms: Cardinal Alexander questions Maarten Luther
1521 Francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac) on April - 18.
1530 On April - 18 francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at about 43
1552 Mauritius of Saksen occupies Linz on this day in history.
1552 John Leland, antiquary, dies on April - 18.
1556 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1558 On this day in history roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent
1567 On April - 18 wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63
1580 On April - 18 thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)
1587 On this day in history john Foxe, author (Book of Martyrs), dies
1590 On April - 18 ahmed I, 14th sultan of Turkey (1603-17)
1599 Valencia arch duke Albrecht of Austrian marries Isabella of Spain on April - 18.
1605 Giacomo Carissimi, composer on April - 18.
1610 On this day in history robert Parsons, English jesuit leader/plotter, dies at 63
1612 On this day in history emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies
1636 Julius Caesar, English judge on April - 18.
1663 Osman declares war on Austria on this day in history.
1666 On April - 18 peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
1676 On this day in history sudbury, Mass attacked by Indians
1679 On April - 18 hofmannswaldau, writer, dies
1684 Gonzales Cocx, [Coques], painter, dies on this day in history.
1689 On this day in history 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.
1689 George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies on this day in history.
1690 Charles V Leopold, Duke of Lotharingen/Austrian fieldmarshal, dies on April - 18.