Historical Events In October - 18
Tuesday, 19 March 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 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 Danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon) on October - 18.
1035 Sancho III of Navarre on October - 18.
1081 Battle at Durazzo/Durres: Normans under Robert Guiscard beat Byzantine on this day in history.
1141 Margrave Leopold IV of Austria on this day in history.
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 October - 18.
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 On October - 18 basel earthquake, the most significant historic seismological event north of the Alps, destroyed the town of Basel, Switzerland.
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 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 October - 18.
1534 On this day in history new pursuit of French protestants
1545 On this day in history john Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55
1547 Justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist/historian on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1564 On October - 18 john Hawkins begins 2nd trip to America
1572 On October - 18 spanish troops attack Maastricht
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 October - 18 french King Louis XIII & Huguenots sign treaty of Montpellier
1634 Pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42 on October - 18.
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 October - 18 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 October - 18.