Historical Events In April - 18
Saturday, 17 April 2021
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 April - 18 mu'awijja, kalief of Al-Schaam, dies
1025 Bolesław Chrobry is crowned in Gniezno, becoming the first King of Poland on this day in history.
1161 On this day in history theobald of Bec, Archbishop of Canterbury
1480 The birth of Lucrezia Borgia, Duchess of Ferrara on this day in history.
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 On April - 18 the cornerstone of the current St. Peter's Basilica is laid.
1518 On April - 18 bona Sforza is crowned as queen consort of Poland.
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 On April - 18 francois Lambert d'avignon, French church reformer, dies at about 43
1552 Mauritius of Saksen occupies Linz on April - 18.
1552 On this day in history 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 On this day in history thomas Middleton, English playwright (Game of Chess)
1587 On April - 18 john Foxe, author (Book of Martyrs), dies
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 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 this day in history.
1666 Peace of Kleef: Netherlands & bishop Von Galen of Munster on this day in history.
1676 Sudbury, Mass attacked by Indians on this day in history.
1679 Hofmannswaldau, writer, dies on April - 18.
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 this day in history.
1689 George Jeffreys, 1st Baron Jeffreys of Wem/infamous judge, dies on April - 18.
1690 On April - 18 charles V Leopold, Duke of Lotharingen/Austrian fieldmarshal, dies