Historical Events In May - 18
Monday, 21 January 2019
0526 John I, Pope (523-26), dies on this day in history.
1096 Crusaders massacre Jews of Worm on this day in history.
1152 Henry II of England marries Eleanor of Aquitaine on May - 18.
1160 Erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies on May - 18.
1268 The Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Battle of Antioch on May - 18.
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 May - 18 peace of Doornik: Gent & Louis van Thoughts
1401 On May - 18 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 this day in history.
1536 Anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII of England, is beheaded after being convicted for adultery on May - 18.
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 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 English colony Massachusetts Bay grants puritarian voting right on this day in history.
1631 John Winthrop is elected first governor of Massachusetts on May - 18.
1642 Montréal Canada founded on this day in history.
1642 The Canadian City of Montreal is founded on May - 18.
1642 On May - 18 montreal Canada founded
1643 Delegates from four New England colonies meet in Boston to form a confederation on May - 18.
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 May - 18 carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48
1675 Jacques Marquette jesuit/missionaries (Chicago), dies at 37 on this day in history.
1692 Joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian on this day in history.
1692 Elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies on May - 18.
1703 Dutch & English troops occupy Cologne on May - 18.
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 this day in history georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71