Historical Events In July - 18
Saturday, 31 July 2021
0064 Great Fire of Rome begins (Nero didn't fiddle) on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On July - 18 godfried IV van Bouillon, count of Antwerp, dies
1290 On this day in history king Edward I of England orders expulsion of Jews
1330 On this day in history battle of Velbuzd
1334 On July - 18 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 Francesco Petrarch, Italian poet (Italia Mia), dies at 69 on July - 18.
1534 Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger Catechism) on July - 18.
1536 On this day in history pope's authority declared void in England
1544 On this day in history rené van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25
1552 Rudolf II, of Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612) on July - 18.
1572 On July - 18 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 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 On this day in history willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies
1650 Christoph Scheiner, German astronomer, dies at 74 on July - 18.
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 Joannes Camphuys, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1696 Czar Peter I's fleet occupies Azov at mouth of Don River on July - 18.
1710 On this day in history michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Ital painter, dies at 36
1711 Pierre-Joseph Le Blan, composer on this day in history.
1716 On this day in history 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 Jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies on July - 18.