Historical Events In May - 18
Saturday, 10 April 2021
0526 John I, Pope (523-26), dies on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1302 On this day in history trades people assault on French garrison (Brugse Metten)
1385 Peace of Doornik Gent & Louis van Thoughts on this day in history.
1385 On May - 18 peace of Doornik: Gent & Louis van Thoughts
1401 On this day in history władysław Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372
1410 On this day in history ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies
1536 Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII of England, is beheaded after being convicted for adultery on May - 18.
1587 Felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies on this day in history.
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 May - 18.
1596 On this day in history willem Barents leaves Amsterdam for Novaya Zemlya
1619 Hugo the Great sentenced to life in prison on this day in history.
1625 Francisco Gomez de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish marquis of Denia, dies on May - 18.
1631 On May - 18 english colony Massachusetts Bay grants puritarian voting right
1631 John Winthrop is elected first governor of Massachusetts on May - 18.
1642 On this day in history montréal Canada founded
1642 On this day in history the Canadian City of Montreal is founded
1642 Montreal Canada founded on this day in history.
1643 Delegates from four New England colonies meet in Boston to form a confederation on this day in history.
1652 Rhode Island enacts first law declaring slavery illegal on May - 18.
1652 Rhode Island enacts 1st law declaring slavery illegal on May - 18.
1653 Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48 on May - 18.
1675 On May - 18 jacques Marquette jesuit/missionaries (Chicago), dies at 37
1692 On this day in history joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian
1692 On this day in history elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies
1703 On May - 18 dutch & English troops occupy Cologne
1711 Ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer on this day in history.
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 this day in history.