Historical Events In July - 18
Monday, 20 January 2020
0064 On this day in history 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 On this day in history arnulf, bishop of Metz (614-640)/politician, dies at about 58
1100 On July - 18 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 Battle of Velbuzd on this day in history.
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 Philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders on July - 18.
1374 Francesco Petrarch, Italian poet (Italia Mia), dies at 69 on July - 18.
1534 Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger Catechism) on July - 18.
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 July - 18.
1572 Willem van Orange recognized as viceroy of Holland/Friesland/Utrecht on this day in history.
1588 Admiral Howard beats Spanish Armada on July - 18.
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 On this day in history spanish troops occupy Mantua
1634 On July - 18 joannes Camphuys, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1684-91)
1635 Robert Hooke, Isle of Wight, physicist (Micrographia) on this day in history.
1639 Bernard, duke of Saksen-Weimar (Rheinfelden), dies on this day in history.
1642 Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies on July - 18.
1650 On July - 18 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 this day in history giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian (opera)composer
1695 On July - 18 joannes Camphuys, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 61
1696 On this day in history czar Peter I's fleet occupies Azov at mouth of Don River
1710 Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Ital painter, dies at 36 on July - 18.
1711 Pierre-Joseph Le Blan, composer on this day in history.
1716 Jews are expelled from Brussels Belgium on July - 18.
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.