Historical Events In July - 18
Thursday, 28 September 2023
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 On this day in history godfried IV van Bouillon, count of Antwerp, dies
1290 On this day in history king Edward I of England orders expulsion of Jews
1330 Battle of Velbuzd on July - 18.
1334 On July - 18 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.
1340 Philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders on July - 18.
1374 On July - 18 francesco Petrarch, Italian poet (Italia Mia), dies at 69
1534 On this day in history zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger Catechism)
1536 On this day in history pope's authority declared void in England
1544 On this day in history renÃ© van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25
1552 On July - 18 rudolf II, of Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612)
1572 Willem van Orange recognized as viceroy of Holland/Friesland/Utrecht on July - 18.
1588 Admiral Howard beats Spanish Armada on this day in history.
1591 Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster, dies at 40 on July - 18.
1608 On this day in history joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61
1630 Spanish troops occupy Mantua on this day in history.
1634 Joannes Camphuys, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1684-91) on July - 18.
1635 Robert Hooke, Isle of Wight, physicist (Micrographia) on July - 18.
1639 Bernard, duke of Saksen-Weimar (Rheinfelden), dies on July - 18.
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 On this day in history -20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw
1670 Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian (opera)composer on July - 18.
1695 On this day in history joannes Camphuys, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 61
1696 Czar Peter I's fleet occupies Azov at mouth of Don River on July - 18.
1710 Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Ital painter, dies at 36 on this day in history.
1711 On this day in history pierre-Joseph Le Blan, composer
1716 Jews are expelled from Brussels Belgium on July - 18.
1716 Decree orders all Jews expelled from Brussels on July - 18.
1720 Gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer on July - 18.
1721 Jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies on July - 18.