Historical Events In May - 18
Tuesday, 28 March 2023
0526 John I, Pope (523-26), dies on this day in history.
1096 On May - 18 crusaders massacre Jews of Worm
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 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 Peace of Doornik: Gent & Louis van Thoughts on May - 18.
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 May - 18.
1587 Felix van Cantalice, Italian saint, dies on May - 18.
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 Willem Barents leaves Amsterdam for Novaya Zemlya on May - 18.
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 On this day in history montréal Canada founded
1642 The Canadian City of Montreal is founded on this day in history.
1642 On May - 18 montreal Canada founded
1643 On May - 18 delegates from four New England colonies meet in Boston to form a confederation
1652 Rhode Island enacts first law declaring slavery illegal on this day in history.
1652 Rhode Island enacts 1st law declaring slavery illegal on May - 18.
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 May - 18.
1692 Elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies on this day in history.
1703 Dutch & English troops occupy Cologne on May - 18.
1711 On May - 18 ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer
1724 On May - 18 johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54
1733 Georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71 on May - 18.
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