Historical Events In October - 18
Tuesday, 03 October 2023
0707 On this day in history john VII ends his reign as Catholic Pope
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 this day in history.
1035 On this day in history sancho III of Navarre
1081 On October - 18 battle at Durazzo/Durres: Normans under Robert Guiscard beat Byzantine
1141 On October - 18 margrave Leopold IV of Austria
1210 Pope Innocent III excommunicates German emperor Otto IV on October - 18.
1216 On October - 18 john, king of England (1199-1216, Magna Charta), dies
1239 Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72) on October - 18.
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 Basel earthquake, the most significant historic seismological event north of the Alps, destroyed the town of Basel, Switzerland on October - 18.
1386 Opening of the University of Heidelberg on this day in history.
1405 Pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian pope (1458-64) (Cynthia) on October - 18.
1417 On October - 18 gregorius XII, [Angelo Correr], Pope (1406-15), dies
1459 On October - 18 jan of Heinsberg, bishop of Luik (1419-56), dies
1503 On this day in history 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 Justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist/historian on this day in history.
1558 Maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1561 Fourth Battle of Kawanakajima -- Takeda Shingen defeats Uesugi Kenshin in the climax of their ongoing conflicts on October - 18.
1564 On this day in history john Hawkins begins 2nd trip to America
1572 On this day in history spanish troops attack Maastricht
1589 On this day in history 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 October - 18.
1634 Pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.
1638 Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet on this day in history.
1648 First US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers) on October - 18.
1648 On October - 18 1st US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers)
1663 Frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye/land guardian of Austria-Neth on October - 18.
1667 On October - 18 brooklyn is chartered under the name Brueckelen by the governor of New Netherlands Mathias Nicolls