Historical Events In December - 18
Tuesday, 19 February 2019
0468 Huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita on this day in history.
0821 On this day in history 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 December - 18.
1133 Hildebert, French writer on December - 18.
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 December - 18 etienne Aubert elected as Pope Innocentius VI
1406 On this day in history anton van Bourgondies becomes duke of Brabant
1505 John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed on this day in history.
1562 Philipp Dulichius, composer on this day in history.
1565 Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62 on this day in history.
1569 Jakob Hassler, composer on this day in history.
1577 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history le Pere Joseph, French mystic, dies
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 December - 18 wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer
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 Peter Codde, apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62 on this day in history.
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 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