Historical Events In December - 18
Saturday, 07 December 2019
0468 On December - 18 huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita
0821 On this day in history theodulf, Bishop of OrlÃ©ans
1118 On this day in history aragon's Alfonso the Battler takes Saragossa December 18 from the Almoravid king Ali ibn-Yusuf, whose father defeated Castile's Alfonso VI in 1086
1118 On this day in history alfonso van Aragon occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden
1133 Hildebert, French writer on December - 18.
1271 On December - 18 kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (å…ƒ yuÃ¡n), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China.
1352 On December - 18 etienne Aubert elected as Pope Innocentius VI
1406 Anton van Bourgondies becomes duke of Brabant on December - 18.
1505 John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed on this day in history.
1562 Philipp Dulichius, composer on this day in history.
1565 On this day in history benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62
1569 Jakob Hassler, composer on this day in history.
1577 Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 on December - 18.
1597 Barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1603 Admiral Steven van der Haghens fleet departs to East-Indies on this day in history.
1610 Charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist on this day in history.
1621 On December - 18 english parliament accept unanimously, Protestation
1633 On this day in history adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised
1633 Theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, buried at 62 on December - 18.
1635 Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian on December - 18.
1638 Le Pere Joseph, French mystic, dies on this day in history.
1651 On December - 18 francisco the Melo, Portuguese/Spanish earl of Assumar, dies at 54
1661 The "S.S.Elizabeth" of Burntisland lost off the English coast with the Scottish records aboard, being returned from London to which they had been taken by Oliver Cromwell on December - 18.
1667 Wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer on this day in history.
1707 On this day in history charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement)
1709 On this day in history elizabeth, empress of Russia (to Peter the Great & Catherine I)
1710 On December - 18 peter Codde, apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62
1719 Thomas Fleet publishes "Mother Goose's Melodies For Children" on December - 18.
1732 On December - 18 johann Valentin Eckelt, composer, dies at 59
1734 Jean-Baptiste Rey, composer on December - 18.
1737 Antonio Stradivari, world-famous violin maker, dies in Cremona, Italy on this day in history.
1737 Antonio Stradivari, renowned violin-maker, dies in Cremona Italy at 93 on December - 18.
1745 Skirmish at Clifton where retreating Jacobite forces under Lord George Murray, defeated General Bland's Hanoverian troops. The last battle to be fought on English soil on December - 18.
1751 On December - 18 kilian I von Dientzenhofer, builder (Nepomukkerk, Prague), dies at 62