Historical Events In February - 18
Wednesday, 20 October 2021
0814 Angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne on this day in history.
0999 On February - 18 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 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 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 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 On this day in history 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 On February - 18 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 February - 18.
1536 France & Turkey sign military/trade agreement against King Karel on this day in history.
1536 France & Turkey sign milt/trade agreement against King Karel on this day in history.
1546 On February - 18 martin Luther, who started the Lutheran religion, dies in Germany.
1546 Martin Luther, biblical scholar/religious reformer, dies at 62 on February - 18.
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 Michelangelo dies in Rome on this day in history.
1564 Michelangelo Buonarroti, Italian sculptor/painter (David), dies at 88 on February - 18.
1574 On February - 18 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 this day in history.
1632 Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer on February - 18.
1634 Ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein, execution on this day in history.
1660 Judith Jansdochter Leyster, Dutch painter, buried on this day in history.
1677 On this day in history jacques Cassini, French astronomer (rings of Saturn)
1678 On this day in history john Bunyan's "The Pilgrim's Progress" is published
1678 John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published on February - 18.