Historical Events In February - 18
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0814 Angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne on February - 18.
0999 Gregory V, [Bruno] 1st German Pope, dies on February - 18.
1129 Jerusalem taken by Emperor Frederik II on February - 18.
1217 On February - 18 alexander Neckum de Sancto Albano, Engl encyclopedist, dies at 59
1268 The Livonian Brothers of the Sword are defeated by Dovmont of Pskov in the Battle of Rakovor on February - 18.
1332 On February - 18 amda Seyon I, Emperor of Ethiopia begins his campaigns in the southern Muslim provinces.
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 On this day in history fra Angelico, Italian monk/painter, dies
1478 On February - 18 george, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London.
1478 Duke of Clarence, forced drowning in a wine barrel on February - 18.
1486 On this day in history chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, bhakti yoga developer
1503 Henry Tudor created Prince of Wales (later Henry VIII) on February - 18.
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 Agrippa von Nettesheim, German royal astrologer, dies at 48 on this day in history.
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 this day in history martin Luther, biblical scholar/religious reformer, dies at 62
1559 On February - 18 isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian
1563 On this day in history huguenot Jean Poltrot de Méré shoots General François De Guise
1563 Huguenot Jean Poltrot de Mere shoots gen Francois De Guise on this day in history.
1564 On this day in history michelangelo dies in Rome.
1564 Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor/painter (David), dies at 88 on this day in history.
1574 Zeeland falls to Dutch rebels on February - 18.
1587 Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [OS=Feb 8] on this day in history.
1609 On February - 18 edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)
1632 On this day in history giovanni Battista Vitali, composer
1634 Ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein, execution on this day in history.
1660 On February - 18 judith Jansdochter Leyster, Dutch painter, buried
1677 On this day in history jacques Cassini, French astronomer (rings of Saturn)
1678 John Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is published on February - 18.
1678 On February - 18 john Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published