Historical Events In December - 18
Wednesday, 19 June 2019
0468 On December - 18 huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita
0821 Theodulf, Bishop of Orléans on December - 18.
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 this day in history.
1271 On this day in history kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (元 yuán), 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 December - 18 john IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed
1562 On December - 18 philipp Dulichius, composer
1565 On this day in history benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62
1569 On this day in history jakob Hassler, composer
1577 Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 on this day in history.
1597 On December - 18 barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67
1603 Admiral Steven van der Haghens fleet departs to East-Indies on December - 18.
1610 Charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist on this day in history.
1621 On this day in history english parliament accept unanimously, Protestation
1633 On December - 18 adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised
1633 Theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, buried at 62 on this day in history.
1635 On December - 18 antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian
1638 Le Pere Joseph, French mystic, dies on December - 18.
1651 On this day in history 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 On this day in history wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer
1707 Charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement) on December - 18.
1709 Elizabeth, empress of Russia (to Peter the Great & Catherine I) on this day in history.
1710 On December - 18 peter Codde, apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62
1719 On this day in history thomas Fleet publishes "Mother Goose's Melodies For Children"
1732 Johann Valentin Eckelt, composer, dies at 59 on December - 18.
1734 Jean-Baptiste Rey, composer on December - 18.
1737 On December - 18 antonio Stradivari, world-famous violin maker, dies in Cremona, Italy.
1737 Antonio Stradivari, renowned violin-maker, dies in Cremona Italy at 93 on this day in history.
1745 On December - 18 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 December - 18 kilian I von Dientzenhofer, builder (Nepomukkerk, Prague), dies at 62