Historical Events In May - 18
Friday, 19 July 2019
0526 On May - 18 john I, Pope (523-26), dies
1096 Crusaders massacre Jews of Worm on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1268 The Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Battle of Antioch on this day in history.
1291 On May - 18 sultan of Egypt & his son take last Christian stronghold of Acre
1302 Trades people assault on French garrison (Brugse Metten) on May - 18.
1385 On this day in history peace of Doornik Gent & Louis van Thoughts
1385 On May - 18 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 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 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 May - 18 john Winthrop is elected first governor of Massachusetts
1642 Montréal Canada founded on this day in history.
1642 On this day in history the Canadian City of Montreal is founded
1642 Montreal Canada founded on May - 18.
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 On May - 18 carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48
1675 On May - 18 jacques Marquette jesuit/missionaries (Chicago), dies at 37
1692 On this day in history joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian
1692 On this day in history elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies
1703 Dutch & English troops occupy Cologne on this day in history.
1711 Ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer on this day in history.
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