Historical Events In December - 18
Tuesday, 19 January 2021
0468 On this day in history huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita
0821 On December - 18 theodulf, Bishop of Orléans
1118 On December - 18 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 Alfonso van Aragon occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden on this day in history.
1133 On this day in history hildebert, French writer
1271 On December - 18 kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (元 yuán), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China.
1352 On this day in history etienne Aubert elected as Pope Innocentius VI
1406 Anton van Bourgondies becomes duke of Brabant on December - 18.
1505 On this day in history john IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed
1562 Philipp Dulichius, composer on December - 18.
1565 Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62 on December - 18.
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 Barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67 on December - 18.
1603 On December - 18 admiral Steven van der Haghens fleet departs to East-Indies
1610 On December - 18 charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist
1621 English parliament accept unanimously, Protestation on December - 18.
1633 Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised on this day in history.
1633 On this day in history 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 this day in history francisco the Melo, Portuguese/Spanish earl of Assumar, dies at 54
1661 On this day in history 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.
1667 Wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer on December - 18.
1707 Charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement) on December - 18.
1709 Elizabeth, empress of Russia (to Peter the Great & Catherine I) on December - 18.
1710 Peter Codde, apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62 on December - 18.
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 On December - 18 jean-Baptiste Rey, composer
1737 Antonio Stradivari, world-famous violin maker, dies in Cremona, Italy on December - 18.
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 this day in history.
1751 On December - 18 kilian I von Dientzenhofer, builder (Nepomukkerk, Prague), dies at 62