Historical Events In October - 18
Tuesday, 22 January 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 October - 18.
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 this day in history battle at Durazzo/Durres: Normans under Robert Guiscard beat Byzantine
1141 Margrave Leopold IV of Austria on this day in history.
1210 On this day in history pope Innocent III excommunicates German emperor Otto IV
1216 John, king of England (1199-1216, Magna Charta), dies on October - 18.
1239 On this day in history stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72)
1267 On October - 18 battle at Marienholz: Henry III, Otto II van Gelre beat Keuls archbishop Engelbert III
1340 Henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies on October - 18.
1356 Basel earthquake, the most significant historic seismological event north of the Alps, destroyed the town of Basel, Switzerland on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 On this day in history new pursuit of French protestants
1545 On this day in history john Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55
1547 On this day in history justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist/historian
1558 Maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53 on October - 18.
1561 Fourth Battle of Kawanakajima -- Takeda Shingen defeats Uesugi Kenshin in the climax of their ongoing conflicts on October - 18.
1564 John Hawkins begins 2nd trip to America on October - 18.
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 On this day in history valentin Strobel, composer
1622 French King Louis XIII & Huguenots sign treaty of Montpellier on October - 18.
1634 On October - 18 pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42
1638 Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet on this day in history.
1648 First US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers) on this day in history.
1648 On October - 18 1st US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers)
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