Historical Events In July - 18
Saturday, 19 January 2019
0064 Great Fire of Rome begins (Nero didn't fiddle) on July - 18.
0390 On July - 18 -BC- Battle of Allia-Gauls inflict heavy casualties on Romans
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 this day in history godfried IV van Bouillon, count of Antwerp, dies
1290 On this day in history king Edward I of England orders expulsion of Jews
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 Philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders on this day in history.
1374 On July - 18 francesco Petrarch, Italian poet (Italia Mia), dies at 69
1534 Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger Catechism) on this day in history.
1536 Pope's authority declared void in England on July - 18.
1544 René van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25 on this day in history.
1552 On this day in history rudolf II, of Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612)
1572 Willem van Orange recognized as viceroy of Holland/Friesland/Utrecht on July - 18.
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 July - 18 joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61
1630 Spanish troops occupy Mantua on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 July - 18.
1696 On July - 18 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 Pierre-Joseph Le Blan, composer on this day in history.
1716 Jews are expelled from Brussels Belgium on July - 18.
1716 Decree orders all Jews expelled from Brussels on July - 18.
1720 Gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer on July - 18.
1721 Jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies on July - 18.