Historical Events In December - 18
Sunday, 09 December 2018
0468 Huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita on December - 18.
0821 Theodulf, Bishop of Orléans on this day in history.
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 On December - 18 alfonso van Aragon occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden
1133 On this day in history hildebert, French writer
1271 Kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (元 yuán), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China on December - 18.
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 John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed on December - 18.
1562 Philipp Dulichius, composer on December - 18.
1565 On this day in history benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62
1569 On December - 18 jakob Hassler, composer
1577 On December - 18 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 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 On this day in history english parliament accept unanimously, Protestation
1633 Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised on December - 18.
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 this day in history.
1651 Francisco the Melo, Portuguese/Spanish earl of Assumar, dies at 54 on December - 18.
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 Wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer on this day in history.
1707 On December - 18 charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement)
1709 On this day in history elizabeth, empress of Russia (to Peter the Great & Catherine I)
1710 On December - 18 peter Codde, apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62
1719 Thomas Fleet publishes "Mother Goose's Melodies For Children" on this day in history.
1732 Johann Valentin Eckelt, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1734 On December - 18 jean-Baptiste Rey, composer
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 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 December - 18.
1751 Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, builder (Nepomukkerk, Prague), dies at 62 on this day in history.