Historical Events In October - 18
Sunday, 17 November 2019
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 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 Sancho III of Navarre on this day in history.
1081 On October - 18 battle at Durazzo/Durres: Normans under Robert Guiscard beat Byzantine
1141 On this day in history 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 On October - 18 stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72)
1267 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
1386 Opening of the University of Heidelberg on this day in history.
1405 Pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian pope (1458-64) (Cynthia) on this day in history.
1417 Gregorius XII, [Angelo Correr], Pope (1406-15), dies on October - 18.
1459 Jan of Heinsberg, bishop of Luik (1419-56), dies on October - 18.
1503 On October - 18 pius III, [Francesco Todeschini], Pope (9/22-10/18/1503), dies
1534 New pursuit of French protestants on this day in history.
1545 On October - 18 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 this day in history.
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 On October - 18 spanish troops attack Maastricht
1589 On this day in history adolf van Nieuwenaar & Meurs, viceroy of Utrecht, dies in battle
1611 On October - 18 valentin Strobel, composer
1622 On October - 18 french King Louis XIII & Huguenots sign treaty of Montpellier
1634 Pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.
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.