Historical Events In April - 18
Tuesday, 27 October 2020
0310 St Eusebius begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0387 On this day in history bishop Ambrosius of Milan baptizes Augustinus
0680 Mu'awijja, kalief of Al-Schaam, dies on this day in history.
1025 BolesĹ‚aw Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland on April - 18.
1161 On this day in history theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury
1480 On this day in history the birth of Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara
1480 Lucretia Borgia, murderess (poison)/daughter (Pope Alexander VI) on this day in history.
1504 On this day in history filippino Lippi, painter, dies at about 52
1506 The cornerstone of the current St. Peter's Basilica is laid on this day in history.
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 Francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at about 43 on this day in history.
1552 On this day in history mauritius of Saksen occupies Linz
1552 On April - 18 john Leland, antiquary, dies
1556 Luigi Alamanni, Italian poet (Flora, Antigone), dies at 61 on April - 18.
1558 Roxelana, wife of Suleiman the Magnificent on this day in history.
1567 Wilhelm von Grumbach, German military man, dies at 63 on this day in history.
1580 Thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess) on this day in history.
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 April - 18.
1605 On April - 18 giacomo Carissimi, composer
1610 Robert Parsons, English jesuit leader/plotter, dies at 63 on April - 18.
1612 On April - 18 emanuel Van Meteren, merchant/historian, dies
1636 Julius Caesar, English judge on this day in history.
1663 On this day in history osman declares war on Austria
1666 Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster on April - 18.
1676 On April - 18 sudbury, Mass attacked by Indians
1679 Hofmannswaldau, writer, dies on April - 18.
1684 On this day in history gonzales Cocx, [Coques], painter, dies
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 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.