Historical Events In July - 18
Friday, 16 November 2018
0064 On July - 18 great Fire of Rome begins (Nero didn't fiddle)
0390 On this day in history -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 July - 18.
1290 King Edward I of England orders expulsion of Jews on July - 18.
1330 Battle of Velbuzd on July - 18.
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 July - 18.
1374 On July - 18 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 July - 18.
1544 René van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25 on July - 18.
1552 Rudolf II, of Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612) on July - 18.
1572 On this day in history willem van Orange recognized as viceroy of Holland/Friesland/Utrecht
1588 On July - 18 admiral Howard beats Spanish Armada
1591 Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster, dies at 40 on July - 18.
1608 Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61 on this day in history.
1630 Spanish troops occupy Mantua on July - 18.
1634 Joannes Camphuys, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1684-91) on July - 18.
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 July - 18.
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 this day in history.
1695 On July - 18 joannes Camphuys, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 61
1696 On July - 18 czar Peter I's fleet occupies Azov at mouth of Don River
1710 Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio, Ital painter, dies at 36 on July - 18.
1711 Pierre-Joseph Le Blan, composer on this day in history.
1716 On this day in history jews are expelled from Brussels Belgium
1716 On this day in history decree orders all Jews expelled from Brussels
1720 On this day in history gilbert White, "father of British naturalists",,17660718::"Friedrich Fleischmann, composer
1721 Jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies on this day in history.