Historical Events In May - 18
Saturday, 24 September 2022
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 May - 18.
1160 On this day in history erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies
1268 On May - 18 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 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 this day in history 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 Ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies on May - 18.
1536 On May - 18 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 this day in history.
1593 Playwright Thomas Kyd's accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe on this day in history.
1596 Willem Barents leaves Amsterdam for Novaya Zemlya on this day in history.
1619 Hugo the Great sentenced to life in prison on this day in history.
1625 On May - 18 francisco Gomez de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish marquis of Denia, dies
1631 English colony Massachusetts Bay grants puritarian voting right on May - 18.
1631 On May - 18 john Winthrop is elected first governor of Massachusetts
1642 Montréal Canada founded on May - 18.
1642 The Canadian City of Montreal is founded on May - 18.
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 Rhode Island enacts 1st law declaring slavery illegal on this day in history.
1653 On May - 18 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 On May - 18 joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian
1692 Elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies on this day in history.
1703 On this day in history dutch & English troops occupy Cologne
1711 Ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer on May - 18.
1724 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1733 On May - 18 georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71