Historical Events In October - 18
Wednesday, 23 September 2020
0707 On October - 18 john VII ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0707 John VII, Greek Pope (705-07), dies on October - 18.
1009 On October - 18 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.
1016 On October - 18 danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon)
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 Margrave Leopold IV of Austria on October - 18.
1210 Pope Innocent III excommunicates German emperor Otto IV on October - 18.
1216 On this day in history john, king of England (1199-1216, Magna Charta), dies
1239 Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72) on October - 18.
1267 Battle at Marienholz: Henry III, Otto II van Gelre beat Keuls archbishop Engelbert III on this day in history.
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 this day in history pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian pope (1458-64) (Cynthia)
1417 Gregorius XII, [Angelo Correr], Pope (1406-15), dies on October - 18.
1459 Jan of Heinsberg, bishop of Luik (1419-56), dies on this day in history.
1503 Pius III, [Francesco Todeschini], Pope (9/22-10/18/1503), dies on this day in history.
1534 New pursuit of French protestants on October - 18.
1545 John Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55 on October - 18.
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 October - 18 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 this day in history.
1589 On October - 18 adolf van Nieuwenaar & Meurs, viceroy of Utrecht, dies in battle
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 this day in history.
1638 On October - 18 lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet
1648 First US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers) on October - 18.
1648 1st US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers) on October - 18.
1663 On this day in history frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye/land guardian of Austria-Neth
1667 Brooklyn is chartered under the name Brueckelen by the governor of New Netherlands Mathias Nicolls on this day in history.