Historical Events In October - 18
Saturday, 18 September 2021
0707 On October - 18 john VII ends his reign as Catholic Pope
0707 On this day in history john VII, Greek Pope (705-07), dies
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 this day in history danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon)
1035 On October - 18 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 this day in history.
1210 Pope Innocent III excommunicates German emperor Otto IV on this day in history.
1216 On October - 18 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 October - 18.
1340 Henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies on this day in history.
1356 On this day in history 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 October - 18.
1459 On October - 18 jan of Heinsberg, bishop of Luik (1419-56), dies
1503 On October - 18 pius III, [Francesco Todeschini], Pope (9/22-10/18/1503), dies
1534 New pursuit of French protestants on October - 18.
1545 John Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55 on October - 18.
1547 Justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist/historian on this day in history.
1558 On October - 18 maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53
1561 On this day in history 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 Adolf van Nieuwenaar & Meurs, viceroy of Utrecht, dies in battle on this day in history.
1611 Valentin Strobel, composer on October - 18.
1622 On this day in history french King Louis XIII & Huguenots sign treaty of Montpellier
1634 Pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.
1638 Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet on this day in history.
1648 First US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers) on October - 18.
1648 1st US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers) on this day in history.
1663 Frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye/land guardian of Austria-Neth on October - 18.
1667 Brooklyn is chartered under the name Brueckelen by the governor of New Netherlands Mathias Nicolls on this day in history.