Historical Events In May - 18
Friday, 16 November 2018
0526 On May - 18 john I, Pope (523-26), dies
1096 Crusaders massacre Jews of Worm on May - 18.
1152 Henry II of England marries Eleanor of Aquitaine on this day in history.
1160 On this day in history erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies
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 Trades people assault on French garrison (Brugse Metten) on this day in history.
1385 On this day in history peace of Doornik Gent & Louis van Thoughts
1385 On May - 18 peace of Doornik: Gent & Louis van Thoughts
1401 Władysław Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372 on May - 18.
1410 Ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies on this day in history.
1536 On this day in history anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII of England, is beheaded after being convicted for adultery
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 On this day in history playwright Thomas Kyd's accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe.
1596 On May - 18 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 On May - 18 john Winthrop is elected first governor of Massachusetts
1642 Montréal Canada founded on this day in history.
1642 On May - 18 the Canadian City of Montreal is founded
1642 On this day in history montreal Canada founded
1643 On this day in history delegates from four New England colonies meet in Boston to form a confederation
1652 Rhode Island enacts first law declaring slavery illegal on May - 18.
1652 On this day in history rhode Island enacts 1st law declaring slavery illegal
1653 Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48 on May - 18.
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 On May - 18 elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies
1703 On May - 18 dutch & English troops occupy Cologne
1711 On this day in history ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer
1724 On this day in history johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54
1733 On May - 18 georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71