Historical Events In May - 18
Thursday, 23 May 2019
0526 John I, Pope (523-26), dies on May - 18.
1096 On May - 18 crusaders massacre Jews of Worm
1152 On May - 18 henry II of England marries Eleanor of Aquitaine.
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 May - 18.
1302 Trades people assault on French garrison (Brugse Metten) on May - 18.
1385 Peace of Doornik Gent & Louis van Thoughts on May - 18.
1385 On May - 18 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 Ruprecht, Roman catholics German king, dies on May - 18.
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 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 May - 18.
1625 Francisco Gomez de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish marquis of Denia, dies on May - 18.
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 The Canadian City of Montreal is founded on May - 18.
1642 Montreal Canada founded on this day in history.
1643 Delegates from four New England colonies meet in Boston to form a confederation on May - 18.
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 Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48 on May - 18.
1675 On this day in history jacques Marquette jesuit/missionaries (Chicago), dies at 37
1692 Joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian on this day in history.
1692 Elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies on this day in history.
1703 Dutch & English troops occupy Cologne on May - 18.
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 May - 18.
1733 On May - 18 georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71