Historical Events In July - 18
Tuesday, 23 July 2019
0064 On this day in history great Fire of Rome begins (Nero didn't fiddle)
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 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 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1374 On this day in history francesco Petrarch, Italian poet (Italia Mia), dies at 69
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 René van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster, dies at 40
1608 On this day in history 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 July - 18.
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 Christoph Scheiner, German astronomer, dies at 74 on this day in history.
1656 -20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw on this day in history.
1670 Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian (opera)composer on July - 18.
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 July - 18 michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Ital painter, dies at 36
1711 Pierre-Joseph Le Blan, composer on July - 18.
1716 On July - 18 jews are expelled from Brussels Belgium
1716 On this day in history 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 this day in history jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies