Historical Events In October - 18
Monday, 03 October 2022
0707 John VII ends his reign as Catholic Pope on October - 18.
0707 On this day in history john VII, Greek Pope (705-07), dies
1009 On this day in history 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 Danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon) on this day in history.
1035 Sancho III of Navarre on October - 18.
1081 On this day in history battle at Durazzo/Durres: Normans under Robert Guiscard beat Byzantine
1141 On October - 18 margrave Leopold IV of Austria
1210 On October - 18 pope Innocent III excommunicates German emperor Otto IV
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 October - 18.
1340 On this day in history henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies
1356 On October - 18 basel earthquake, the most significant historic seismological event north of the Alps, destroyed the town of Basel, Switzerland.
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 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 this day in history.
1534 New pursuit of French protestants on this day in history.
1545 On this day in history john Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55
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 October - 18.
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 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 this day in history.
1634 On this day in history pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42
1638 On this day in history lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet
1648 First US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers) on October - 18.
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.