Historical Events In October - 18
Thursday, 02 July 2020
0707 John VII ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0707 On October - 18 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 Sancho III of Navarre on October - 18.
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 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 Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72) on October - 18.
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 On October - 18 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 Jan of Heinsberg, bishop of Luik (1419-56), dies on October - 18.
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 John Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55 on October - 18.
1547 On October - 18 justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist/historian
1558 On October - 18 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 Spanish troops attack Maastricht on October - 18.
1589 On this day in history adolf van Nieuwenaar & Meurs, viceroy of Utrecht, dies in battle
1611 On this day in history valentin Strobel, composer
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 October - 18.
1638 Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet on this day in history.
1648 First US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers) on this day in history.
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 On this day in history brooklyn is chartered under the name Brueckelen by the governor of New Netherlands Mathias Nicolls