Historical Events In July - 18
Saturday, 26 September 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 Arnulf, bishop of Metz (614-640)/politician, dies at about 58 on July - 18.
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 July - 18 godfried IV van Bouillon, count of Antwerp, dies
1290 King Edward I of England orders expulsion of Jews on July - 18.
1330 On this day in history battle of Velbuzd
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 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 Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger Catechism) on July - 18.
1536 Pope's authority declared void in England on July - 18.
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 On July - 18 willem van Orange recognized as viceroy of Holland/Friesland/Utrecht
1588 On this day in history admiral Howard beats Spanish Armada
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 Spanish troops occupy Mantua on July - 18.
1634 On July - 18 joannes Camphuys, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1684-91)
1635 On this day in history robert Hooke, Isle of Wight, physicist (Micrographia)
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 On July - 18 -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 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 On this day in history michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Ital painter, dies at 36
1711 On July - 18 pierre-Joseph Le Blan, composer
1716 Jews are expelled from Brussels Belgium on July - 18.
1716 Decree orders all Jews expelled from Brussels on this day in history.
1720 On this day in history gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer
1721 Jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies on this day in history.