Historical Events In January - 18
Wednesday, 27 October 2021
0336 On January - 18 st Mark elected Catholic Pope
0350 On this day in history general Maxentius drives out Western Roman emperor Constans
0474 Leo II briefly becomes Byzantine emperor on this day in history.
0532 On this day in history nika uprising at Constantinople fails, 30-40,000 die
1126 On this day in history emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Emperor Qinzong.
1307 German king Albrecht I makes his son Rudolf king of Bohemia on January - 18.
1367 On January - 18 pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46
1478 Grand Duke Ivan II of Moscow occupies Novgorod on January - 18.
1479 Louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1486 King Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV on this day in history.
1520 On January - 18 christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats the Swedes at Lake Asunde
1520 On this day in history christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde
1535 Francisco Pizarro founds Lima Peru on this day in history.
1535 On this day in history the city of Lima, capital of present-day Peru, is founded by Spanish conquistadors on the central Pacific coast of South America.
1543 On January - 18 alfonso Ferrabosco, composer
1580 Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63 on January - 18.
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 January - 18.
1644 Perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's first UFO sighting on January - 18.
1644 1st UFO sighting in America, by perplexed pilgrims in Boston on January - 18.
1650 French Prince Louis II of Condé captured on this day in history.
1650 French Prince Louis II of CondĂ© captured on this day in history.
1657 On January - 18 hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau)
1659 On January - 18 benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64
1664 Moise Amyrault, French theologist/vicar, dies on this day in history.
1666 On January - 18 adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56
1671 Pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panamá on this day in history.
1671 On January - 18 pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panama
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 The birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher on this day in history.
1689 Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes) on January - 18.
1691 English king Willem III travels to The Hague on January - 18.
1701 Frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia on this day in history.