Historical Events In April - 18
Thursday, 22 August 2019
0310 St Eusebius begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0387 On April - 18 bishop Ambrosius of Milan baptizes Augustinus
0680 On this day in history mu'awijja, kalief of Al-Schaam, dies
1025 Bolesław Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland on April - 18.
1161 Theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury on April - 18.
1480 The birth of Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara on April - 18.
1480 Lucretia Borgia, murderess (poison)/daughter (Pope Alexander VI) on this day in history.
1504 Filippino Lippi, painter, dies at about 52 on April - 18.
1506 The cornerstone of the current St. Peter's Basilica is laid on April - 18.
1518 On April - 18 bona Sforza is crowned as queen consort of Poland.
1521 Parliament of Worms: Cardinal Alexander questions Maarten Luther on this day in history.
1521 On this day in history francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac)
1530 On April - 18 francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at about 43
1552 Mauritius of Saksen occupies Linz on April - 18.
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 April - 18 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 Ahmed I, 14th sultan of Turkey (1603-17) on this day in history.
1599 Valencia arch duke Albrecht of Austrian marries Isabella of Spain on this day in history.
1605 Giacomo Carissimi, composer on April - 18.
1610 On April - 18 robert Parsons, English jesuit leader/plotter, dies at 63
1612 Emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies on this day in history.
1636 Julius Caesar, English judge on April - 18.
1663 Osman declares war on Austria on April - 18.
1666 On April - 18 peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
1676 Sudbury, Mass attacked by Indians on April - 18.
1679 On this day in history hofmannswaldau, writer, dies
1684 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1690 On this day in history charles V Leopold, Duke of Lotharingen/Austrian fieldmarshal, dies