Historical Events In January - 18
Sunday, 27 September 2020
0336 On this day in history st Mark elected Catholic Pope
0350 General Maxentius drives out Western Roman emperor Constans on this day in history.
0474 Leo II briefly becomes Byzantine emperor on January - 18.
0532 Nika uprising at Constantinople fails, 30-40,000 die on this day in history.
1126 On this day in history emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Emperor Qinzong.
1307 On January - 18 german king Albrecht I makes his son Rudolf king of Bohemia
1367 Pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46 on this day in history.
1478 On this day in history grand Duke Ivan II of Moscow occupies Novgorod
1479 On January - 18 louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61
1486 On January - 18 king Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV
1520 Christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats the Swedes at Lake Asunde on January - 18.
1520 Christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde on this day in history.
1535 Francisco Pizarro founds Lima Peru on January - 18.
1535 The city of Lima, capital of present-day Peru, is founded by Spanish conquistadors on the central Pacific coast of South America on this day in history.
1543 On this day in history alfonso Ferrabosco, composer
1580 Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63 on this day in history.
1591 On this day in history king Naresuan of Siam kills Crown Prince Minchit Sra of Burma in single combat, for which this date is now observed marked as Royal Thai Armed Forces day.
1641 Francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois) on this day in history.
1644 On this day in history perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's first UFO sighting
1644 1st UFO sighting in America, by perplexed pilgrims in Boston on January - 18.
1650 French Prince Louis II of Condé captured on January - 18.
1650 French Prince Louis II of Condé captured on this day in history.
1657 On January - 18 hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau)
1659 On this day in history benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64
1664 On January - 18 moise Amyrault, French theologist/vicar, dies
1666 On January - 18 adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56
1671 Pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panamá on January - 18.
1671 Pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panama on this day in history.
1677 John A van Riebeeck, Dutch founder Cape Colony, dies at 57 on this day in history.
1685 On January - 18 tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized
1689 On January - 18 the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher
1689 Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) on January - 18.
1691 On January - 18 english king Willem III travels to The Hague
1701 On January - 18 frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia