Historical Events In July - 18
Wednesday, 19 September 2018
0064 On July - 18 great Fire of Rome begins (Nero didn't fiddle)
0390 On July - 18 -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 Godfried IV van Bouillon, count of Antwerp, dies on this day in history.
1290 King Edward I of England orders expulsion of Jews on July - 18.
1330 Battle of Velbuzd on this day in history.
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 On this day in history 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 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 this day in history.
1572 On this day in history willem van Orange recognized as viceroy of Holland/Friesland/Utrecht
1588 On this day in history admiral Howard beats Spanish Armada
1591 Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster, dies at 40 on this day in history.
1608 Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1639 Bernard, duke of Saksen-Weimar (Rheinfelden), dies on this day in history.
1642 Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies on July - 18.
1650 On July - 18 christoph Scheiner, German astronomer, dies at 74
1656 On this day in history -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 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 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 On this day in history decree orders all Jews expelled from Brussels
1720 Gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer on July - 18.
1721 Jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies on July - 18.