Historical Events In May - 18
Sunday, 05 April 2020
0526 On May - 18 john I, Pope (523-26), dies
1096 Crusaders massacre Jews of Worm on May - 18.
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 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 May - 18.
1302 Trades people assault on French garrison (Brugse Metten) on this day in history.
1385 On May - 18 peace of Doornik Gent & Louis van Thoughts
1385 On this day in history peace of Doornik: Gent & Louis van Thoughts
1401 On May - 18 wÅ‚adysÅ‚aw Opolczyk (German: Ladislaus von Oppel, count palatine of Hungary 1367-1372, governor of Halych-Volhynia 1372
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 this day in history.
1587 On May - 18 felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies
1588 On this day in history 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 On this day in history hugo the Great sentenced to life in prison
1625 On May - 18 francisco Gomez de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish marquis of Denia, dies
1631 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1642 On this day in history the Canadian City of Montreal is founded
1642 On this day in history montreal Canada founded
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 Rhode Island enacts 1st law declaring slavery illegal on May - 18.
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 On May - 18 joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian
1692 On May - 18 elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies
1703 On this day in history dutch & English troops occupy Cologne
1711 On May - 18 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