Historical Events In July - 18
Friday, 10 April 2020
0064 On July - 18 great Fire of Rome begins (Nero didn't fiddle)
0390 On this day in history -BC- Battle of Allia-Gauls inflict heavy casualties on Romans
0640 Arnulf, bishop of Metz (614-640)/politician, dies at about 58 on July - 18.
1100 On this day in history jerusalem's Godfrey of Bouillon dies at age 39 after successful forays against the Seljuk Turks that have taken him as far as Damascus
1100 Godfried IV van Bouillon, count of Antwerp, dies on July - 18.
1290 On this day in history king Edward I of England orders expulsion of Jews
1330 On this day in history battle of Velbuzd
1334 The bishop of Florence blesses the first foundation stone for the new campanile (bell tower) of the Florence Cathedral, designed by the artist Giotto di Bondone on July - 18.
1340 On July - 18 philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders
1374 On this day in history francesco Petrarch, Italian poet (Italia Mia), dies at 69
1534 Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger Catechism) on this day in history.
1536 On July - 18 pope's authority declared void in England
1544 RenĂ© van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25 on this day in history.
1552 Rudolf II, of Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612) on this day in history.
1572 Willem van Orange recognized as viceroy of Holland/Friesland/Utrecht on July - 18.
1588 On this day in history admiral Howard beats Spanish Armada
1591 On this day in history jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster, dies at 40
1608 Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 on July - 18.
1630 On July - 18 spanish troops occupy Mantua
1634 Joannes Camphuys, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1684-91) on July - 18.
1635 On this day in history robert Hooke, Isle of Wight, physicist (Micrographia)
1639 On July - 18 bernard, duke of Saksen-Weimar (Rheinfelden), dies
1642 Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies on this day in history.
1650 On this day in history christoph Scheiner, German astronomer, dies at 74
1656 -20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw on this day in history.
1670 On July - 18 giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian (opera)composer
1695 Joannes Camphuys, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1696 On July - 18 czar Peter I's fleet occupies Azov at mouth of Don River
1710 On July - 18 michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Ital painter, dies at 36
1711 Pierre-Joseph Le Blan, composer on this day in history.
1716 Jews are expelled from Brussels Belgium on this day in history.
1716 Decree orders all Jews expelled from Brussels on July - 18.
1720 On July - 18 gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer
1721 Jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies on July - 18.