Historical Events In April - 18
Thursday, 18 April 2019
0310 On this day in history st Eusebius begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0387 Bishop Ambrosius of Milan baptizes Augustinus on April - 18.
0680 Mu'awijja, kalief of Al-Schaam, dies on this day in history.
1025 On this day in history bolesław Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland.
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 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 On April - 18 parliament of Worms: Cardinal Alexander questions Maarten Luther
1521 On this day in history francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac)
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 On April - 18 john Leland, antiquary, dies
1556 On April - 18 luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61
1558 Roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent on this day in history.
1567 Wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63 on April - 18.
1580 Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) on this day in history.
1587 John Foxe, author (Book of Martyrs), dies on April - 18.
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 this day in history.
1610 On this day in history robert Parsons, English jesuit leader/plotter, dies at 63
1612 Emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies on this day in history.
1636 On this day in history julius Caesar, English judge
1663 On April - 18 osman declares war on Austria
1666 On April - 18 peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
1676 Sudbury, Mass attacked by Indians on April - 18.
1679 Hofmannswaldau, writer, dies on this day in history.
1684 On April - 18 gonzales Cocx, [Coques], painter, dies
1689 On April - 18 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 On April - 18 george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies
1690 Charles V Leopold, Duke of Lotharingen/Austrian fieldmarshal, dies on April - 18.