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 This day in History - October 18
389 Historic Events for October 18
707

John VII ends his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
707

John VII, Greek Pope (705-07), dies

Death
1016

Danes defeat Saxons at Battle of Assandun (Ashingdon)

Event
1081

Battle at Durazzo/Durres: Normans under Robert Guiscard beat Byzantine

Event
1210

Pope Innocent III excommunicates German emperor Otto IV

Event
1216

John, king of England (1199-1216, Magna Charta), dies

Death
1239

Stefanus V, prince of Transylvania/king of Hungary (1270-72)

Birth
1267

Battle at Marienholz: Henry III, Otto II van Gelre beat Keuls archbishop Engelbert III

Event
1340

Henry Henricus of Friemar, Augustine philosopher, dies

Death
1405

Pius II, [Aenea S Piccolomini], Italian pope (1458-64) (Cynthia)

Birth
1417

Gregorius XII, [Angelo Correr], Pope (1406-15), dies

Death
1459

Jan of Heinsberg, bishop of Luik (1419-56), dies

Death
1503

Pius III, [Francesco Todeschini], Pope (9/22-10/18/1503), dies

Death
1526

Lucas Vazquez de Ayll¢, Spanish colonialist (settles SC), dies

Death
1534

New pursuit of French protestants

Event
1545

John Taverner, English composer (Western Wynde), dies at about 55

Death
1547

Justus Lipsius, [Joost Lips], Dutch classic philologist/historian

Birth
1558

Maria, queen of Hungary/guardian of Neth (1531-55), dies at 53

Death
1562

Petrus van Alc ntara, Spanish Franciscan saint, dies

Death
1564

John Hawkins begins 2nd trip to America

Event
1572

Spanish troops attack Maastricht

Event
1589

Adolf van Nieuwenaar and Meurs, viceroy of Utrecht, dies in battle

Death
1611

Valentin Strobel, composer

Birth
1622

French King Louis XIII and Huguenots sign treaty of Montpellier

Event
1634

Pierre De La Barre, composer, dies at 42

Death