Historical Events In October - 18
Thursday, 09 April 2020
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 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 Battle at Durazzo/Durres: Normans under Robert Guiscard beat Byzantine on October - 18.
1141 On this day in history margrave Leopold IV of Austria
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 this day in history.
1239 Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72) on this day in history.
1267 On October - 18 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 On this day in history opening of the University of Heidelberg
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 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 New pursuit of French protestants on October - 18.
1545 On October - 18 john Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55
1547 Justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist/historian on October - 18.
1558 On this day in history maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53
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 this day in history.
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 Valentin Strobel, composer on this day in history.
1622 On this day in history french King Louis XIII & Huguenots sign treaty of Montpellier
1634 On October - 18 pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42
1638 Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet on October - 18.
1648 On this day in history first US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers)
1648 On this day in history 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 Brooklyn is chartered under the name Brueckelen by the governor of New Netherlands Mathias Nicolls on this day in history.