Historical Events In July - 18
Sunday, 24 October 2021
0064 On July - 18 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 Arnulf, bishop of Metz (614-640)/politician, dies at about 58 on July - 18.
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 this day in history.
1100 Godfried IV van Bouillon, count of Antwerp, dies on this day in history.
1290 On July - 18 king Edward I of England orders expulsion of Jews
1330 On this day in history battle of Velbuzd
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 On July - 18 philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders
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 Pope's authority declared void in England on July - 18.
1544 René van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25 on July - 18.
1552 On July - 18 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 July - 18.
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 July - 18.
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 On July - 18 bernard, duke of Saksen-Weimar (Rheinfelden), dies
1642 On July - 18 willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies
1650 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1695 Joannes Camphuys, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1696 On this day in history 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 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 On this day in history jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies