Historical Events In July - 18
Tuesday, 21 May 2019
0064 Great Fire of Rome begins (Nero didn't fiddle) on this day in history.
0390 On July - 18 -BC- Battle of Allia-Gauls inflict heavy casualties on Romans
0640 On July - 18 arnulf, bishop of Metz (614-640)/politician, dies at about 58
1100 Jerusalem's Godfrey of Bouillon dies at age 39 after successful forays against the Seljuk Turks that have taken him as far as Damascus on July - 18.
1100 On July - 18 godfried IV van Bouillon, count of Antwerp, dies
1290 On July - 18 king Edward I of England orders expulsion of Jews
1330 Battle of Velbuzd on July - 18.
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 this day in history.
1340 Philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders on July - 18.
1374 Francesco Petrarch, Italian poet (Italia Mia), dies at 69 on this day in history.
1534 Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger Catechism) on this day in history.
1536 On this day in history pope's authority declared void in England
1544 René van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25 on July - 18.
1552 Rudolf II, of Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612) on this day in history.
1572 On this day in history willem van Orange recognized as viceroy of Holland/Friesland/Utrecht
1588 On this day in history admiral Howard beats Spanish Armada
1591 On July - 18 jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster, dies at 40
1608 On this day in history joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61
1630 Spanish troops occupy Mantua on July - 18.
1634 On July - 18 joannes Camphuys, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1684-91)
1635 Robert Hooke, Isle of Wight, physicist (Micrographia) on July - 18.
1639 Bernard, duke of Saksen-Weimar (Rheinfelden), dies on this day in history.
1642 On July - 18 willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies
1650 On July - 18 christoph Scheiner, German astronomer, dies at 74
1656 On this day in history -20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw
1670 On this day in history giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian (opera)composer
1695 Joannes Camphuys, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 61 on July - 18.
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 July - 18.
1716 On July - 18 jews are expelled from Brussels Belgium
1716 On July - 18 decree orders all Jews expelled from Brussels
1720 Gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer on July - 18.
1721 On this day in history jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies