Historical Events In December - 18
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
0468 On December - 18 huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita
0821 On this day in history theodulf, Bishop of Orléans
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 December - 18.
1133 Hildebert, French writer on December - 18.
1271 Kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (元 yuán), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China on December - 18.
1352 On December - 18 etienne Aubert elected as Pope Innocentius VI
1406 On December - 18 anton van Bourgondies becomes duke of Brabant
1505 On this day in history john IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed
1562 Philipp Dulichius, composer on this day in history.
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 Admiral Steven van der Haghens fleet departs to East-Indies on this day in history.
1610 On December - 18 charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist
1621 English parliament accept unanimously, Protestation on December - 18.
1633 On December - 18 adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised
1633 Theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, buried at 62 on December - 18.
1635 On December - 18 antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian
1638 Le Pere Joseph, French mystic, dies on this day in history.
1651 Francisco the Melo, Portuguese/Spanish earl of Assumar, dies at 54 on December - 18.
1661 On December - 18 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 On December - 18 elizabeth, empress of Russia (to Peter the Great & Catherine I)
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 On December - 18 johann Valentin Eckelt, composer, dies at 59
1734 Jean-Baptiste Rey, composer on this day in history.
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 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 Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, builder (Nepomukkerk, Prague), dies at 62 on this day in history.