Historical Events In December - 18
Monday, 13 July 2020
0468 On this day in history huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita
0821 On December - 18 theodulf, Bishop of OrlÃ©ans
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 On this day in history alfonso van Aragon occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden
1133 Hildebert, French writer on December - 18.
1271 Kublai Khan renames his empire "Yuan" (å…ƒ yuÃ¡n), officially marking the start of the Yuan Dynasty of China on this day in history.
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 On this day in history philipp Dulichius, composer
1565 Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62 on December - 18.
1569 On this day in history jakob Hassler, composer
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 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 this day in history english parliament accept unanimously, Protestation
1633 Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised on December - 18.
1633 On this day in history theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, buried at 62
1635 Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian on this day in history.
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 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 December - 18.
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 this day in history antonio Stradivari, world-famous violin maker, dies in Cremona, Italy.
1737 On this day in history 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 Kilian I von Dientzenhofer, builder (Nepomukkerk, Prague), dies at 62 on this day in history.