Historical Events In February - 18
Thursday, 02 July 2020
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 February - 18 jerusalem taken by Emperor Frederik II
1217 Alexander Neckum de Sancto Albano, Engl encyclopedist, dies at 59 on this day in history.
1268 On February - 18 the Livonian Brothers of the Sword are defeated by Dovmont of Pskov in the Battle of Rakovor.
1332 On February - 18 amda Seyon I, Emperor of Ethiopia begins his campaigns in the southern Muslim provinces.
1397 On this day in history enguerrand VII, French master of Coucy/count of Soissons, dies at 56
1404 On February - 18 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 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 On February - 18 henry Tudor created Prince of Wales (later Henry VIII)
1516 On this day in history mary I Tudor, [Bloody Mary], Greenwich, queen of England (1553-58)
1517 On this day in history 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 this day in history france & Turkey sign military/trade agreement against King Karel
1536 France & Turkey sign milt/trade agreement against King Karel on this day in history.
1546 Martin Luther, who started the Lutheran religion, dies in Germany on this day in history.
1546 Martin Luther, biblical scholar/religious reformer, dies at 62 on February - 18.
1559 Isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian on this day in history.
1563 On February - 18 huguenot Jean Poltrot de Méré shoots General François De Guise
1563 On February - 18 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 Zeeland falls to Dutch rebels on this day in history.
1587 On this day in history mary Stuart, Queen of Scots (1560-87), beheaded at 44 [OS=Feb 8]
1609 Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67) on this day in history.
1632 Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer on this day in history.
1634 Ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein, execution on February - 18.
1660 Judith Jansdochter Leyster, Dutch painter, buried on February - 18.
1677 On February - 18 jacques Cassini, French astronomer (rings of Saturn)
1678 John Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is published on this day in history.
1678 John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published on February - 18.