Historical Events In February - 18
Saturday, 21 September 2019
0814 Angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne on this day in history.
0999 Gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies on this day in history.
1129 Jerusalem taken by Emperor Frederik II on February - 18.
1217 Alexander Neckum de Sancto Albano, Engl encyclopedist, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1268 The Livonian Brothers of the Sword are defeated by Dovmont of Pskov in the Battle of Rakovor on February - 18.
1332 Amda Seyon I, Emperor of Ethiopia begins his campaigns in the southern Muslim provinces on February - 18.
1397 Enguerrand VII, French master of Coucy/count of Soissons, dies at 56 on February - 18.
1404 On this day in history leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Della Pittura)
1455 Fra Angelico, Italian monk/painter, dies on February - 18.
1478 George, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London on February - 18.
1478 On this day in history duke of Clarence, forced drowning in a wine barrel
1486 On this day in history chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, bhakti yoga developer
1503 Henry Tudor created Prince of Wales (later Henry VIII) on this day in history.
1516 Mary I Tudor, [Bloody Mary], Greenwich, queen of England (1553-58) on February - 18.
1517 On this day in history the birth of Mary Tudor, Daughter of Henry VIII
1535 On this day in history agrippa von Nettesheim, German royal astrologer, dies at 48
1536 France & Turkey sign military/trade agreement against King Karel on February - 18.
1536 On February - 18 france & Turkey sign milt/trade agreement against King Karel
1546 On this day in history martin Luther, who started the Lutheran religion, dies in Germany.
1546 On this day in history martin Luther, biblical scholar/religious reformer, dies at 62
1559 Isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian on February - 18.
1563 Huguenot Jean Poltrot de Méré shoots General François De Guise on this day in history.
1563 On this day in history huguenot Jean Poltrot de Mere shoots gen Francois De Guise
1564 On this day in history michelangelo dies in Rome.
1564 On February - 18 michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor/painter (David), dies at 88
1574 On this day in history zeeland falls to Dutch rebels
1587 Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [OS=Feb 8] on February - 18.
1609 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) on February - 18.
1632 On February - 18 giovanni Battista Vitali, composer
1634 On February - 18 ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein, execution
1660 On February - 18 judith Jansdochter Leyster, Dutch painter, buried
1677 On February - 18 jacques Cassini, French astronomer (rings of Saturn)
1678 On this day in history john Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is published
1678 On this day in history john Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published