Historical Events In October - 18
Monday, 20 January 2020
0707 On this day in history john VII ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0707 On this day in history john VII, Greek Pope (705-07), dies
1009 The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, a Christian church in Jerusalem, is completely destroyed by the Fatimid caliph Al-Hakim bi-Amr Allah, who hacks the Church's foundations down to bedrock on this day in history.
1016 On this day in history danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon)
1035 Sancho III of Navarre on October - 18.
1081 Battle at Durazzo/Durres: Normans under Robert Guiscard beat Byzantine on October - 18.
1141 Margrave Leopold IV of Austria on October - 18.
1210 On October - 18 pope Innocent III excommunicates German emperor Otto IV
1216 On October - 18 john, king of England (1199-1216, Magna Charta), dies
1239 On October - 18 stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72)
1267 On this day in history battle at Marienholz: Henry III, Otto II van Gelre beat Keuls archbishop Engelbert III
1340 On October - 18 henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies
1356 On October - 18 basel earthquake, the most significant historic seismological event north of the Alps, destroyed the town of Basel, Switzerland.
1386 On October - 18 opening of the University of Heidelberg
1405 Pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian pope (1458-64) (Cynthia) on this day in history.
1417 On October - 18 gregorius XII, [Angelo Correr], Pope (1406-15), dies
1459 Jan of Heinsberg, bishop of Luik (1419-56), dies on this day in history.
1503 On October - 18 pius III, [Francesco Todeschini], Pope (9/22-10/18/1503), dies
1534 New pursuit of French protestants on this day in history.
1545 On October - 18 john Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55
1547 On October - 18 justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist/historian
1558 On this day in history maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53
1561 On this day in history fourth Battle of Kawanakajima -- Takeda Shingen defeats Uesugi Kenshin in the climax of their ongoing conflicts.
1564 On this day in history john Hawkins begins 2nd trip to America
1572 Spanish troops attack Maastricht on October - 18.
1589 Adolf van Nieuwenaar & Meurs, viceroy of Utrecht, dies in battle on this day in history.
1611 Valentin Strobel, composer on October - 18.
1622 On this day in history french King Louis XIII & Huguenots sign treaty of Montpellier
1634 On this day in history pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42
1638 On October - 18 lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet
1648 First US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers) on this day in history.
1648 1st US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers) on this day in history.
1663 On this day in history frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye/land guardian of Austria-Neth
1667 On October - 18 brooklyn is chartered under the name Brueckelen by the governor of New Netherlands Mathias Nicolls