Historical Events In December - 18
Monday, 06 April 2020
0468 On December - 18 huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita
0821 Theodulf, Bishop of OrlÃ©ans on this day in history.
1118 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 on December - 18.
1118 Alfonso van Aragon occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden on this day in history.
1133 Hildebert, French writer on December - 18.
1271 On this day in history kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (å…ƒ yuÃ¡n), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China.
1352 Etienne Aubert elected as Pope Innocentius VI on this day in history.
1406 Anton van Bourgondies becomes duke of Brabant on this day in history.
1505 On this day in history john IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed
1562 On December - 18 philipp Dulichius, composer
1565 On December - 18 benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62
1569 On this day in history jakob Hassler, composer
1577 On December - 18 anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32
1597 Barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67 on December - 18.
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 December - 18.
1621 On December - 18 english parliament accept unanimously, Protestation
1633 Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised on December - 18.
1633 On December - 18 theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, buried at 62
1635 Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian on December - 18.
1638 Le Pere Joseph, French mystic, dies on December - 18.
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 December - 18.
1707 Charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement) on this day in history.
1709 On this day in history elizabeth, empress of Russia (to Peter the Great & Catherine I)
1710 On this day in history peter Codde, apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62
1719 On December - 18 thomas Fleet publishes "Mother Goose's Melodies For Children"
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 this day in history.
1745 On this day in history 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.
1751 On this day in history kilian I von Dientzenhofer, builder (Nepomukkerk, Prague), dies at 62