Historical Events In January - 18
Friday, 14 December 2018
0336 St Mark elected Catholic Pope on January - 18.
0350 General Maxentius drives out Western Roman emperor Constans on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1367 Pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46 on this day in history.
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 On January - 18 king Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV
1520 On this day in history christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats the Swedes at Lake Asunde
1520 Christian II of Denmark & Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde on January - 18.
1535 On January - 18 francisco Pizarro founds Lima Peru
1535 The city of Lima, capital of present-day Peru, is founded by Spanish conquistadors on the central Pacific coast of South America on January - 18.
1543 On this day in history alfonso Ferrabosco, composer
1580 On January - 18 antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63
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 On this day in history 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 On January - 18 french Prince Louis II of Condé captured
1650 French Prince Louis II of Condé captured on January - 18.
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 January - 18.
1666 On January - 18 adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56
1671 On January - 18 pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panamá
1671 On this day in history pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panama
1677 On January - 18 john A van Riebeeck, Dutch founder Cape Colony, dies at 57
1685 On January - 18 tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized
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 On this day in history frederik I/Sophie Charlotte van Hanover crowned king/queen of Prussia