Historical Events In October - 18
Monday, 14 June 2021
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 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 this day in history battle at Durazzo/Durres: Normans under Robert Guiscard beat Byzantine
1141 Margrave Leopold IV of Austria on October - 18.
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 October - 18.
1239 Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72) on this day in history.
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 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 October - 18.
1417 Gregorius XII, [Angelo Correr], Pope (1406-15), dies on this day in history.
1459 Jan of Heinsberg, bishop of Luik (1419-56), dies on October - 18.
1503 Pius III, [Francesco Todeschini], Pope (9/22-10/18/1503), dies on this day in history.
1534 On October - 18 new pursuit of French protestants
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 Maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53 on October - 18.
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 Spanish troops attack Maastricht on October - 18.
1589 On this day in history adolf van Nieuwenaar & Meurs, viceroy of Utrecht, dies in battle
1611 Valentin Strobel, composer on this day in history.
1622 French King Louis XIII & Huguenots sign treaty of Montpellier on October - 18.
1634 Pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42 on this day in history.
1638 Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet on October - 18.
1648 First US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers) on October - 18.
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 On October - 18 brooklyn is chartered under the name Brueckelen by the governor of New Netherlands Mathias Nicolls