Historical Events In May - 18
Tuesday, 19 March 2019
0526 On May - 18 john I, Pope (523-26), dies
1096 On May - 18 crusaders massacre Jews of Worm
1152 On May - 18 henry II of England marries Eleanor of Aquitaine.
1160 Erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies on May - 18.
1268 On this day in history the Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Battle of Antioch.
1291 Sultan of Egypt & his son take last Christian stronghold of Acre on May - 18.
1302 On May - 18 trades people assault on French garrison (Brugse Metten)
1385 On May - 18 peace of Doornik Gent & Louis van Thoughts
1385 Peace of Doornik: Gent & Louis van Thoughts on this day in history.
1401 Władysław Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372 on this day in history.
1410 Ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies on May - 18.
1536 Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII of England, is beheaded after being convicted for adultery on this day in history.
1587 On May - 18 felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies
1588 The Spanish Armada sets sail for England; it is defeated by England the following August on May - 18.
1593 Playwright Thomas Kyd's accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe on this day in history.
1596 On May - 18 willem Barents leaves Amsterdam for Novaya Zemlya
1619 On this day in history hugo the Great sentenced to life in prison
1625 Francisco Gomez de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish marquis of Denia, dies on May - 18.
1631 English colony Massachusetts Bay grants puritarian voting right on this day in history.
1631 On May - 18 john Winthrop is elected first governor of Massachusetts
1642 On May - 18 montréal Canada founded
1642 On May - 18 the Canadian City of Montreal is founded
1642 On May - 18 montreal Canada founded
1643 On this day in history delegates from four New England colonies meet in Boston to form a confederation
1652 On this day in history rhode Island enacts first law declaring slavery illegal
1652 On May - 18 rhode Island enacts 1st law declaring slavery illegal
1653 Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48 on this day in history.
1675 On this day in history jacques Marquette jesuit/missionaries (Chicago), dies at 37
1692 Joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian on this day in history.
1692 Elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies on May - 18.
1703 Dutch & English troops occupy Cologne on May - 18.
1711 Ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer on May - 18.
1724 On this day in history johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54
1733 Georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71 on May - 18.