Historical Events In February - 18
Friday, 16 November 2018
0814 Angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne on this day in history.
0999 On this day in history gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies
1129 On this day in history jerusalem taken by Emperor Frederik II
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 this day in history.
1332 Amda Seyon I, Emperor of Ethiopia begins his campaigns in the southern Muslim provinces on this day in history.
1397 Enguerrand VII, French master of Coucy/count of Soissons, dies at 56 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history george, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London.
1478 On February - 18 duke of Clarence, forced drowning in a wine barrel
1486 On February - 18 chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, bhakti yoga developer
1503 On February - 18 henry Tudor created Prince of Wales (later Henry VIII)
1516 Mary I Tudor, [Bloody Mary], Greenwich, queen of England (1553-58) on February - 18.
1517 On February - 18 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 On February - 18 france & Turkey sign military/trade agreement against King Karel
1536 On this day in history 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 February - 18 martin Luther, biblical scholar/religious reformer, dies at 62
1559 On this day in history isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian
1563 Huguenot Jean Poltrot de Méré shoots General François De Guise on February - 18.
1563 On this day in history huguenot Jean Poltrot de Mere shoots gen Francois De Guise
1564 On February - 18 michelangelo dies in Rome.
1564 Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor/painter (David), dies at 88 on February - 18.
1574 On this day in history zeeland falls to Dutch rebels
1587 On February - 18 mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [OS=Feb 8]
1609 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) on February - 18.
1632 Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer on February - 18.
1634 On this day in history ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein, execution
1660 Judith Jansdochter Leyster, Dutch painter, buried on February - 18.
1677 Jacques Cassini, French astronomer (rings of Saturn) on this day in history.
1678 John Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is published on February - 18.
1678 On this day in history john Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published