Historical Events In May - 18
Sunday, 29 November 2020
0526 John I, Pope (523-26), dies on this day in history.
1096 On May - 18 crusaders massacre Jews of Worm
1152 Henry II of England marries Eleanor of Aquitaine on this day in history.
1160 On this day in history erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies
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 On May - 18 sultan of Egypt & his son take last Christian stronghold of Acre
1302 Trades people assault on French garrison (Brugse Metten) on this day in history.
1385 Peace of Doornik Gent & Louis van Thoughts on this day in history.
1385 On this day in history 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 On this day in history 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 Playwright Thomas Kyd's accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe on May - 18.
1596 On May - 18 willem Barents leaves Amsterdam for Novaya Zemlya
1619 Hugo the Great sentenced to life in prison on May - 18.
1625 On May - 18 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 On this day in history john Winthrop is elected first governor of Massachusetts
1642 On May - 18 montréal Canada founded
1642 The Canadian City of Montreal is founded on May - 18.
1642 Montreal Canada founded on May - 18.
1643 Delegates from four New England colonies meet in Boston to form a confederation on this day in history.
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 Carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48 on this day in history.
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 On May - 18 elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies
1703 On May - 18 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 this day in history georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71