Historical Events In July - 18
Thursday, 02 July 2020
0064 Great Fire of Rome begins (Nero didn't fiddle) on July - 18.
0390 -BC- Battle of Allia-Gauls inflict heavy casualties on Romans on July - 18.
0640 On this day in history arnulf, bishop of Metz (614-640)/politician, dies at about 58
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 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 Philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders on this day in history.
1374 Francesco Petrarch, Italian poet (Italia Mia), dies at 69 on July - 18.
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 RenĂ© 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 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 On this day in history spanish troops occupy Mantua
1634 Joannes Camphuys, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1684-91) on this day in history.
1635 On July - 18 robert Hooke, Isle of Wight, physicist (Micrographia)
1639 Bernard, duke of Saksen-Weimar (Rheinfelden), dies on this day in history.
1642 On July - 18 willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies
1650 On July - 18 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 July - 18.
1695 On this day in history 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 On July - 18 michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Ital painter, dies at 36
1711 Pierre-Joseph Le Blan, composer on July - 18.
1716 Jews are expelled from Brussels Belgium on July - 18.
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 On July - 18 jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies