Historical Events In May - 18
Friday, 18 June 2021
0526 John I, Pope (523-26), dies on this day in history.
1096 Crusaders massacre Jews of Worm on May - 18.
1152 Henry II of England marries Eleanor of Aquitaine on this day in history.
1160 Erik IX Helgi, [The Saint], King of Sweden, dies on May - 18.
1268 The Principality of Antioch, a crusader state, falls to the Mamluk Sultan Baibars in the Battle of Antioch on May - 18.
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 May - 18.
1385 Peace of Doornik Gent & Louis van Thoughts on this day in history.
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 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 May - 18.
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 May - 18 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 Francisco Gomez de Sandoval y Rojas, Spanish marquis of Denia, dies on May - 18.
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 May - 18.
1642 On this day in history the Canadian City of Montreal is founded
1642 Montreal Canada founded on this day in history.
1643 On this day in history delegates from four New England colonies meet in Boston to form a confederation
1652 Rhode Island enacts first law declaring slavery illegal on May - 18.
1652 On May - 18 rhode Island enacts 1st law declaring slavery illegal
1653 On this day in history carel Reyniersz, gov-gen (Neth East Indies), dies at 48
1675 On this day in history jacques Marquette jesuit/missionaries (Chicago), dies at 37
1692 On this day in history joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian
1692 Elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies on May - 18.
1703 On this day in history dutch & English troops occupy Cologne
1711 On this day in history 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.