Historical Events In October - 18
Friday, 27 November 2020
0707 On this day in history john VII ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0707 John VII, Greek Pope (705-07), dies on this day in history.
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 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 On this day in history margrave Leopold IV of Austria
1210 Pope Innocent III excommunicates German emperor Otto IV on this day in history.
1216 John, king of England (1199-1216, Magna Charta), dies on October - 18.
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 October - 18 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 this day in history.
1386 On this day in history opening of the University of Heidelberg
1405 On October - 18 pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian pope (1458-64) (Cynthia)
1417 On this day in history gregorius XII, [Angelo Correr], Pope (1406-15), dies
1459 On October - 18 jan of Heinsberg, bishop of Luik (1419-56), dies
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 Maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53 on this day in history.
1561 On October - 18 fourth Battle of Kawanakajima -- Takeda Shingen defeats Uesugi Kenshin in the climax of their ongoing conflicts.
1564 On October - 18 john Hawkins begins 2nd trip to America
1572 Spanish troops attack Maastricht on October - 18.
1589 Adolf van Nieuwenaar & Meurs, viceroy of Utrecht, dies in battle on October - 18.
1611 On October - 18 valentin Strobel, composer
1622 On this day in history french King Louis XIII & Huguenots sign treaty of Montpellier
1634 On this day in history pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42
1638 On October - 18 lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet
1648 On this day in history first US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers)
1648 On October - 18 1st US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers)
1663 On October - 18 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.