Historical Events In April - 18
Saturday, 19 October 2019
0310 On this day in history st Eusebius begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0387 Bishop Ambrosius of Milan baptizes Augustinus on this day in history.
0680 Mu'awijja, kalief of Al-Schaam, dies on April - 18.
1025 On this day in history bolesĹ‚aw Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland.
1161 On April - 18 theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury
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 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 this day in history.
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 April - 18.
1552 On April - 18 mauritius of Saksen occupies Linz
1552 John Leland, antiquary, dies on this day in history.
1556 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on April - 18.
1558 Roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent on April - 18.
1567 Wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1580 On April - 18 thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)
1587 John Foxe, author (Book of Martyrs), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1610 Robert Parsons, English jesuit leader/plotter, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1612 On this day in history emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies
1636 On this day in history julius Caesar, English judge
1663 Osman declares war on Austria on this day in history.
1666 On this day in history peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster
1676 On April - 18 sudbury, Mass attacked by Indians
1679 Hofmannswaldau, writer, dies on April - 18.
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 On this day in history charles V Leopold, Duke of Lotharingen/Austrian fieldmarshal, dies