Historical Events In October - 18
Sunday, 11 April 2021
0707 John VII ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0707 John VII, Greek Pope (705-07), dies on this day in history.
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 October - 18.
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 Pope Innocent III excommunicates German emperor Otto IV on October - 18.
1216 On October - 18 john, king of England (1199-1216, Magna Charta), dies
1239 On this day in history stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72)
1267 On October - 18 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 October - 18.
1386 On this day in history opening of the University of Heidelberg
1405 On October - 18 pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian pope (1458-64) (Cynthia)
1417 Gregorius XII, [Angelo Correr], Pope (1406-15), dies on October - 18.
1459 Jan of Heinsberg, bishop of Luik (1419-56), dies on this day in history.
1503 On this day in history pius III, [Francesco Todeschini], Pope (9/22-10/18/1503), dies
1534 On October - 18 new pursuit of French protestants
1545 On October - 18 john Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55
1547 Justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist/historian on October - 18.
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 On October - 18 john Hawkins begins 2nd trip to America
1572 Spanish troops attack Maastricht on October - 18.
1589 On October - 18 adolf van Nieuwenaar & Meurs, viceroy of Utrecht, dies in battle
1611 On this day in history valentin Strobel, composer
1622 On October - 18 french King Louis XIII & Huguenots sign treaty of Montpellier
1634 On October - 18 pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42
1638 Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet on this day in history.
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 Frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye/land guardian of Austria-Neth on this day in history.
1667 Brooklyn is chartered under the name Brueckelen by the governor of New Netherlands Mathias Nicolls on October - 18.