Historical Events In July - 18
Monday, 18 November 2019
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 On July - 18 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 this day in history.
1100 On July - 18 godfried IV van Bouillon, count of Antwerp, dies
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 this day in history.
1340 Philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders on this day in history.
1374 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1544 RenĂ© van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25 on July - 18.
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 Admiral Howard beats Spanish Armada on this day in history.
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 July - 18.
1634 On July - 18 joannes Camphuys, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1684-91)
1635 Robert Hooke, Isle of Wight, physicist (Micrographia) on this day in history.
1639 On July - 18 bernard, duke of Saksen-Weimar (Rheinfelden), dies
1642 Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1670 On July - 18 giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian (opera)composer
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 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 July - 18.
1716 On July - 18 decree orders all Jews expelled from Brussels
1720 Gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer on this day in history.
1721 On July - 18 jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies