Historical Events In April - 18
Friday, 19 August 2022
0310 St Eusebius begins his reign as Catholic Pope on April - 18.
0387 Bishop Ambrosius of Milan baptizes Augustinus on this day in history.
0680 On this day in history mu'awijja, kalief of Al-Schaam, dies
1025 On April - 18 bolesław Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland.
1161 On April - 18 theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury
1480 On this day in history the birth of Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara
1480 On this day in history lucretia Borgia, murderess (poison)/daughter (Pope Alexander VI)
1504 On April - 18 filippino Lippi, painter, dies at about 52
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 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 this day in history.
1556 On this day in history luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61
1558 On this day in history roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent
1567 On this day in history wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63
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 April - 18.
1599 Valencia arch duke Albrecht of Austrian marries Isabella of Spain on April - 18.
1605 On this day in history giacomo Carissimi, composer
1610 Robert Parsons, English jesuit leader/plotter, dies at 63 on April - 18.
1612 Emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies on April - 18.
1636 Julius Caesar, English judge on this day in history.
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 April - 18 sudbury, Mass attacked by Indians
1679 On April - 18 hofmannswaldau, writer, dies
1684 On this day in history 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 George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies on April - 18.
1690 On this day in history charles V Leopold, Duke of Lotharingen/Austrian fieldmarshal, dies