Historical Events In July - 18
Saturday, 21 September 2019
0064 On this day in history great Fire of Rome begins (Nero didn't fiddle)
0390 -BC- Battle of Allia-Gauls inflict heavy casualties on Romans on this day in history.
0640 On this day in history arnulf, bishop of Metz (614-640)/politician, dies at about 58
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 this day in history.
1290 King Edward I of England orders expulsion of Jews on July - 18.
1330 Battle of Velbuzd on this day in history.
1334 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 renĂ© van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25
1552 On this day in history rudolf II, of Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612)
1572 On this day in history willem van Orange recognized as viceroy of Holland/Friesland/Utrecht
1588 Admiral Howard beats Spanish Armada on this day in history.
1591 On July - 18 jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster, dies at 40
1608 Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 on July - 18.
1630 Spanish troops occupy Mantua on this day in history.
1634 Joannes Camphuys, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1684-91) on this day in history.
1635 Robert Hooke, Isle of Wight, physicist (Micrographia) on this day in history.
1639 Bernard, duke of Saksen-Weimar (Rheinfelden), dies on July - 18.
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 July - 18.
1670 On July - 18 giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian (opera)composer
1695 On July - 18 joannes Camphuys, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 61
1696 Czar Peter I's fleet occupies Azov at mouth of Don River on this day in history.
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 On July - 18 jews are expelled from Brussels Belgium
1716 Decree orders all Jews expelled from Brussels on this day in history.
1720 Gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer on July - 18.
1721 Jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies on this day in history.