Historical Events In December - 18
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0468 Huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita on December - 18.
0821 Theodulf, Bishop of Orléans on December - 18.
1118 On this day in history 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 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 Anton van Bourgondies becomes duke of Brabant on December - 18.
1505 On December - 18 john IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed
1562 On December - 18 philipp Dulichius, composer
1565 On December - 18 benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62
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 On this day in history barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67
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 English parliament accept unanimously, Protestation on December - 18.
1633 On this day in history adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised
1633 On December - 18 theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, buried at 62
1635 Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian on this day in history.
1638 Le Pere Joseph, French mystic, dies on December - 18.
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 this day in history.
1667 On this day in history wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer
1707 On this day in history charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement)
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 Thomas Fleet publishes "Mother Goose's Melodies For Children" on December - 18.
1732 Johann Valentin Eckelt, composer, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1734 On this day in history jean-Baptiste Rey, composer
1737 Antonio Stradivari, world-famous violin maker, dies in Cremona, Italy on December - 18.
1737 On this day in history antonio Stradivari, renowned violin-maker, dies in Cremona Italy at 93
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 On December - 18 kilian I von Dientzenhofer, builder (Nepomukkerk, Prague), dies at 62