Historical Events In December - 18
Thursday, 18 April 2019
0468 On December - 18 huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita
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 December - 18.
1133 Hildebert, French writer on this day in history.
1271 Kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (元 yuán), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China on December - 18.
1352 Etienne Aubert elected as Pope Innocentius VI on this day in history.
1406 Anton van Bourgondies becomes duke of Brabant on this day in history.
1505 On December - 18 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 this day in history.
1569 Jakob Hassler, composer on December - 18.
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 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 On December - 18 english parliament accept unanimously, Protestation
1633 Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised on this day in history.
1633 Theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, buried at 62 on December - 18.
1635 Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian on December - 18.
1638 On December - 18 le Pere Joseph, French mystic, dies
1651 On this day in history francisco the Melo, Portuguese/Spanish earl of Assumar, dies at 54
1661 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1709 Elizabeth, empress of Russia (to Peter the Great & Catherine I) on this day in history.
1710 On December - 18 peter Codde, apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62
1719 Thomas Fleet publishes "Mother Goose's Melodies For Children" on December - 18.
1732 On this day in history johann Valentin Eckelt, composer, dies at 59
1734 Jean-Baptiste Rey, composer on this day in history.
1737 On December - 18 antonio Stradivari, world-famous violin maker, dies in Cremona, Italy.
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