Historical Events In December - 18
Tuesday, 06 June 2023
0468 On this day in history huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita
0821 Theodulf, Bishop of Orléans on December - 18.
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 December - 18.
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 On this day in history etienne Aubert elected as Pope Innocentius VI
1406 On December - 18 anton van Bourgondies becomes duke of Brabant
1505 On December - 18 john IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed
1562 Philipp Dulichius, composer on this day in history.
1565 On December - 18 benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62
1569 On December - 18 jakob Hassler, composer
1577 Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32 on this day in history.
1597 On this day in history barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67
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 Theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, buried at 62 on this day in history.
1635 Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian on this day in history.
1638 On December - 18 le Pere Joseph, French mystic, dies
1651 Francisco the Melo, Portuguese/Spanish earl of Assumar, dies at 54 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1707 Charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1719 On December - 18 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 this day in history.
1737 Antonio Stradivari, world-famous violin maker, dies in Cremona, Italy on this day in history.
1737 On December - 18 antonio Stradivari, renowned violin-maker, dies in Cremona Italy at 93
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
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