Historical Events In February - 18
Friday, 10 April 2020
0814 On February - 18 angilbert, Frankish monk and confidant of Charlemagne
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 On this day in history amda Seyon I, Emperor of Ethiopia begins his campaigns in the southern Muslim provinces.
1397 On February - 18 enguerrand VII, French master of Coucy/count of Soissons, dies at 56
1404 Leon B Alberti, Italian humanist/architect (Della Pittura) on this day in history.
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 Duke of Clarence, forced drowning in a wine barrel on February - 18.
1486 Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, Bengali saint, bhakti yoga developer on February - 18.
1503 Henry Tudor created Prince of Wales (later Henry VIII) on February - 18.
1516 On February - 18 mary I Tudor, [Bloody Mary], Greenwich, queen of England (1553-58)
1517 The birth of Mary Tudor, Daughter of Henry VIII on February - 18.
1535 Agrippa von Nettesheim, German royal astrologer, dies at 48 on February - 18.
1536 On February - 18 france & Turkey sign military/trade agreement against King Karel
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 Martin Luther, biblical scholar/religious reformer, dies at 62 on this day in history.
1559 Isaac Casaubon, naturalized English classical scholar, theologian on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history.
1609 On February - 18 edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, English PM (1660-67)
1632 Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer on this day in history.
1634 Ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein, execution on February - 18.
1660 On February - 18 judith Jansdochter Leyster, Dutch painter, buried
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 On this day in history john Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published