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 This day in History - November 18
384 Historic Events for November 18
794

Japanese emperor Kammu deallocates residence of Nara to Kioto

Event
942

Odo van Cluny, 2nd abbott of Cluny (924-42), dies

Death
1105

Maginulf elected anti-Pope Silvester I

Event
1170

Albrecht I "Bear", 1st margrave of Brandenburg (1150-70), dies at 70

Death
1210

Pope Innocent III excommunicates Roman Catholic Emperor Otto IV

Event
1307

William Tell shoots apple off his son's head

Event
1421

Holland/Zealand dikes break in storm, 1000s killed

Event
1421

Southern sea floods 72 villages, killing est 10,000 in Netherlands

Event
1424

Storm flood ravages Dutch coast

Event
1477

1st English printed book "Dictes and Sayengis of the Phylosophers"

Event
1494

French king Charles VIII occupies Florence

Event
1497

Vasco da Gama reached the Cape of Good Hope

Event
1527

Luca Cambiaso, Italian painter/sculptor

Birth
1603

Elisabeth van Nassau, daughter of Juliana, dies at 61

Death
1626

St-Petruskerk in Rome, initiated

Event
1630

Esaias van der Velde, Dutch painter, buried

Death
1664

Mikl¢s Zr¡nyi, Hungarian general/poet, killed by wild boar at 44

Death
1667

Treaty of Bongaja: King Hassan-Udin of Makasar and VOC

Event
1678

Giovanni Maria Bononcini, composer, dies at 36

Death
1680

Jean-Baptiste Loeillet, composer

Birth
1718

Voltaires "Oedip‚," premieres in Paris

Event
1736

Carl Friedrich Christian Fasch, composer

Birth
1738

France and Austria sign peace

Event
1742

Felix Maximo Lopez, composer

Birth
1742

Prussia and England sign anti-French military covenant

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