Historical Events In January - 18
Sunday, 01 August 2021
0336 On this day in history st Mark elected Catholic Pope
0350 On January - 18 general Maxentius drives out Western Roman emperor Constans
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 Emperor Huizong abdicates the Chinese throne in favour of his son Emperor Qinzong on January - 18.
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 January - 18.
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 King Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV on this day in history.
1520 On this day in history 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 On January - 18 francisco Pizarro founds Lima Peru
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 Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer on this day in history.
1580 On January - 18 antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63
1591 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 on January - 18.
1641 Francois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois) on January - 18.
1644 On January - 18 perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's first UFO sighting
1644 On this day in history 1st UFO sighting in America, by perplexed pilgrims in Boston
1650 French Prince Louis II of Condé captured on this day in history.
1650 On this day in history french Prince Louis II of CondĂ© captured
1657 Hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau) on January - 18.
1659 On January - 18 benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64
1664 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 January - 18.
1685 Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized on January - 18.
1689 On January - 18 the birth of Charles de Montesquieu, French philosopher
1689 On this day in history charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)
1691 On this day in history english king Willem III travels to The Hague
1701 Frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia on January - 18.