Historical Events In April - 18
Saturday, 14 December 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 On this day in history bolesĹ‚aw Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland.
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 April - 18.
1504 Filippino Lippi, painter, dies at about 52 on April - 18.
1506 On this day in history 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 April - 18 francois de Coligny, ruler of van Andelot, French general (Jarnac)
1530 On this day in history francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at about 43
1552 On April - 18 mauritius of Saksen occupies Linz
1552 On this day in history john Leland, antiquary, dies
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 On this day in history wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63
1580 Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) on April - 18.
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 On April - 18 valencia arch duke Albrecht of Austrian marries Isabella of Spain
1605 Giacomo Carissimi, composer on this day in history.
1610 Robert Parsons, English jesuit leader/plotter, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1612 On April - 18 emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies
1636 Julius Caesar, English judge on April - 18.
1663 Osman declares war on Austria on April - 18.
1666 Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster on April - 18.
1676 Sudbury, Mass attacked by Indians on this day in history.
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 April - 18.
1689 On this day in history george Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies
1690 On April - 18 charles V Leopold, Duke of Lotharingen/Austrian fieldmarshal, dies