Historical Events In May - 18
Wednesday, 22 September 2021
0526 John I, Pope (523-26), dies on this day in history.
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 The Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Battle of Antioch on this day in history.
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 May - 18.
1385 On this day in history peace of Doornik Gent & Louis van Thoughts
1385 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1410 On May - 18 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 On this day in history felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies
1588 On May - 18 the Spanish Armada sets sail for England; it is defeated by England the following August
1593 On May - 18 playwright Thomas Kyd's accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe.
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 On this day in history francisco Gomez de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish marquis of Denia, dies
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 Montréal Canada founded on May - 18.
1642 On this day in history the Canadian City of Montreal is founded
1642 Montreal Canada founded on this day in history.
1643 On May - 18 delegates from four New England colonies meet in Boston to form a confederation
1652 On May - 18 rhode Island enacts first law declaring slavery illegal
1652 On this day in history rhode Island enacts 1st law declaring slavery illegal
1653 On this day in history carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48
1675 On this day in history jacques Marquette jesuit/missionaries (Chicago), dies at 37
1692 Joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian on May - 18.
1692 On May - 18 elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies
1703 On this day in history dutch & English troops occupy Cologne
1711 Ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer on this day in history.
1724 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 on May - 18.
1733 Georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.