Historical Events In July - 18
Monday, 25 March 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 Arnulf, bishop of Metz (614-640)/politician, dies at about 58 on this day in history.
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 Godfried IV van Bouillon, count of Antwerp, dies on this day in history.
1290 King Edward I of England orders expulsion of Jews on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1374 On July - 18 francesco Petrarch, Italian poet (Italia Mia), dies at 69
1534 Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger Catechism) on this day in history.
1536 On July - 18 pope's authority declared void in England
1544 René van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25 on this day in history.
1552 On this day in history rudolf II, of Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612)
1572 Willem van Orange recognized as viceroy of Holland/Friesland/Utrecht on July - 18.
1588 On this day in history admiral Howard beats Spanish Armada
1591 Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster, dies at 40 on July - 18.
1608 On July - 18 joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61
1630 On July - 18 spanish troops occupy Mantua
1634 On this day in history 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 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 Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian (opera)composer on this day in history.
1695 On July - 18 joannes Camphuys, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 61
1696 On July - 18 czar Peter I's fleet occupies Azov at mouth of Don River
1710 Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Ital painter, dies at 36 on this day in history.
1711 On July - 18 pierre-Joseph Le Blan, composer
1716 Jews are expelled from Brussels Belgium on this day in history.
1716 On this day in history decree orders all Jews expelled from Brussels
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