Historical Events In May - 18
Sunday, 17 November 2019
0526 John I, Pope (523-26), dies on May - 18.
1096 On this day in history crusaders massacre Jews of Worm
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 May - 18.
1302 Trades people assault on French garrison (Brugse Metten) on this day in history.
1385 On this day in history peace of Doornik Gent & Louis van Thoughts
1385 Peace of Doornik: Gent & Louis van Thoughts on this day in history.
1401 WÅ‚adysÅ‚aw 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 On this day in history anne Boleyn, the second wife of King Henry VIII of England, is beheaded after being convicted for adultery
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 Playwright Thomas Kyd's accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe on this day in history.
1596 Willem Barents leaves Amsterdam for Novaya Zemlya on May - 18.
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 this day in history.
1631 On May - 18 english colony Massachusetts Bay grants puritarian voting right
1631 John Winthrop is elected first governor of Massachusetts on this day in history.
1642 On this day in history montréal Canada founded
1642 The Canadian City of Montreal is founded on this day in history.
1642 On this day in history 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 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 May - 18 joseph Butler, Wantage Berkshire, theologian
1692 On this day in history elias Ashmole, antiquary, dies
1703 On this day in history dutch & English troops occupy Cologne
1711 On May - 18 ruggiero G Boscovich, [Rudzer J Boskovic], Italian astronomer
1724 Johann K Amman, Swiss/Dutch doctor for deaf-mutes, dies at 54 on this day in history.
1733 On May - 18 georg Bohm, German organist/composer, dies at 71