Historical Events In October - 18
Saturday, 21 September 2019
0707 John VII ends his reign as Catholic Pope on October - 18.
0707 John VII, Greek Pope (705-07), dies on October - 18.
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 October - 18 danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon)
1035 Sancho III of Navarre on this day in history.
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 On October - 18 john, king of England (1199-1216, Magna Charta), dies
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 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 On October - 18 pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian pope (1458-64) (Cynthia)
1417 Gregorius XII, [Angelo Correr], Pope (1406-15), dies on this day in history.
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 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 October - 18 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 John Hawkins begins 2nd trip to America on October - 18.
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 On October - 18 valentin Strobel, composer
1622 French King Louis XIII & Huguenots sign treaty of Montpellier on October - 18.
1634 Pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42 on October - 18.
1638 On October - 18 lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet
1648 First US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers) on this day in history.
1648 On this day in history 1st US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers)
1663 Frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye/land guardian of Austria-Neth on this day in history.
1667 On October - 18 brooklyn is chartered under the name Brueckelen by the governor of New Netherlands Mathias Nicolls