Historical Events In May - 18
Tuesday, 22 September 2020
0526 John I, Pope (523-26), dies on this day in history.
1096 Crusaders massacre Jews of Worm on May - 18.
1152 On this day in history henry II of England marries Eleanor of Aquitaine.
1160 Erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies on May - 18.
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 this day in history.
1302 On May - 18 trades people assault on French garrison (Brugse Metten)
1385 Peace of Doornik Gent & Louis van Thoughts on May - 18.
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 May - 18.
1410 On this day in history ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies
1536 On May - 18 anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII of England, is beheaded after being convicted for adultery
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 this day in history playwright Thomas Kyd's accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe.
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 this day in history 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 On this day in history john Winthrop is elected first governor of Massachusetts
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 this day in history.
1652 Rhode Island enacts first law declaring slavery illegal on this day in history.
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 Jacques Marquette jesuit/missionaries (Chicago), dies at 37 on May - 18.
1692 Joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian on this day in history.
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 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 May - 18.