Historical Events In July - 18
Monday, 25 January 2021
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 On July - 18 arnulf, bishop of Metz (614-640)/politician, dies at about 58
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 this day in history.
1330 On July - 18 battle of Velbuzd
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 July - 18 philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders
1374 On this day in history francesco Petrarch, Italian poet (Italia Mia), dies at 69
1534 Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger Catechism) on this day in history.
1536 On July - 18 pope's authority declared void in England
1544 René van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25 on July - 18.
1552 On July - 18 rudolf II, of Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612)
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 On July - 18 jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster, dies at 40
1608 On July - 18 joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61
1630 On July - 18 spanish troops occupy Mantua
1634 Joannes Camphuys, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1684-91) on July - 18.
1635 On July - 18 robert Hooke, Isle of Wight, physicist (Micrographia)
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 Christoph Scheiner, German astronomer, dies at 74 on July - 18.
1656 On this day in history -20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir & occupies Warsaw
1670 On July - 18 giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian (opera)composer
1695 On this day in history joannes Camphuys, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 61
1696 Czar Peter I's fleet occupies Azov at mouth of Don River on this day in history.
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 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 Jean Antoine Watteau, French painter, dies on this day in history.