Historical Events In October - 18
Friday, 21 January 2022
0707 John VII ends his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0707 John VII, Greek Pope (705-07), dies on October - 18.
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 this day in history danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon)
1035 On this day in history sancho III of Navarre
1081 Battle at Durazzo/Durres: Normans under Robert Guiscard beat Byzantine on October - 18.
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 this day in history.
1239 On October - 18 stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72)
1267 Battle at Marienholz: Henry III, Otto II van Gelre beat Keuls archbishop Engelbert III on October - 18.
1340 On October - 18 henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies
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 Opening of the University of Heidelberg on October - 18.
1405 On October - 18 pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian pope (1458-64) (Cynthia)
1417 On October - 18 gregorius XII, [Angelo Correr], Pope (1406-15), dies
1459 Jan of Heinsberg, bishop of Luik (1419-56), dies on this day in history.
1503 Pius III, [Francesco Todeschini], Pope (9/22-10/18/1503), dies on this day in history.
1534 New pursuit of French protestants on this day in history.
1545 On October - 18 john Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55
1547 On October - 18 justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist/historian
1558 Maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53 on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42
1638 Lars Johnstown, [Lasse Lucidor], Swedish poet on October - 18.
1648 First US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers) on this day in history.
1648 1st US labor organization forms (Boston Shoemakers) on October - 18.
1663 Frans Eugenius, duke/prince of Savoye/land guardian of Austria-Neth on October - 18.
1667 On this day in history brooklyn is chartered under the name Brueckelen by the governor of New Netherlands Mathias Nicolls