Historical Events In October - 18
Thursday, 23 May 2019
0707 John VII ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0707 On October - 18 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 Danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon) on October - 18.
1035 On this day in history sancho III of Navarre
1081 Battle at Durazzo/Durres: Normans under Robert Guiscard beat Byzantine on this day in history.
1141 Margrave Leopold IV of Austria on this day in history.
1210 On October - 18 pope Innocent III excommunicates German emperor Otto IV
1216 John, king of England (1199-1216, Magna Charta), dies on this day in history.
1239 Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72) on this day in history.
1267 On this day in history battle at Marienholz: Henry III, Otto II van Gelre beat Keuls archbishop Engelbert III
1340 On this day in history 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 On October - 18 pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian pope (1458-64) (Cynthia)
1417 Gregorius XII, [Angelo Correr], Pope (1406-15), dies on October - 18.
1459 On this day in history jan of Heinsberg, bishop of Luik (1419-56), dies
1503 Pius III, [Francesco Todeschini], Pope (9/22-10/18/1503), dies on October - 18.
1534 New pursuit of French protestants on this day in history.
1545 John Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55 on October - 18.
1547 Justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist/historian on October - 18.
1558 Maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53 on October - 18.
1561 On October - 18 fourth Battle of Kawanakajima -- Takeda Shingen defeats Uesugi Kenshin in the climax of their ongoing conflicts.
1564 On October - 18 john Hawkins begins 2nd trip to America
1572 Spanish troops attack Maastricht on October - 18.
1589 On October - 18 adolf van Nieuwenaar & Meurs, viceroy of Utrecht, dies in battle
1611 Valentin Strobel, composer on this day in history.
1622 French King Louis XIII & Huguenots sign treaty of Montpellier on this day in history.
1634 On this day in history pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42
1638 Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet on this day in history.
1648 On October - 18 first US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers)
1648 1st US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers) on this day in history.
1663 On October - 18 frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye/land guardian of Austria-Neth
1667 On this day in history brooklyn is chartered under the name Brueckelen by the governor of New Netherlands Mathias Nicolls