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 This day in History - December 18
361 Historic Events for December 18
468

Huna Mari bar Mar Zutra, rabbi, executed in Pumpedita

Death
1118

Alfonso van Arag¢n occupies Saragossa on Almoraviden

Event
1290

Magnus I Ladul†s, [Barn Bolt], king of Sweden (1277-90), dies

Death
1352

Etienne Aubert elected as Pope Innocentius VI

Event
1406

Anton van Bourgondi‰s becomes duke of Brabant

Event
1505

John IX van Horne, prince-bishop of Lieges, executed

Death
1562

Philipp Dulichius, composer

Birth
1565

Benedetto Varchi, Italian humanist/historian (L'Ercolano), dies at 62

Death
1569

Jakob Hassler, composer

Birth
1577

Anna, duchess of Saxon/wife of prince Willem of Orange, dies at 32

Death
1597

Barbara Blomberg, German mistress of emperor Karel, dies at 67

Death
1603

Admiral Steven van der Haghens fleet departs to East-Indies

Event
1610

Charles Du Fresne Du Cange, French scholar/philologist

Birth
1621

English parliament accept unanimously, Protestation

Event
1633

Adriaen Melar, Flemish engraver, baptised

Birth
1633

Willem van de Velde the Young, Dutch seascape painter, baptised

Birth
1633

Theodoor Galle, Flemish engraver, buried at 62

Death
1635

Antonius Matthaeus, Dutch lawyer/historian

Birth
1638

Le PŠre Joseph, French mystic, dies

Death
1651

Francisco the Melo, Portuguese/Spanish earl of Assumar, dies at 54

Death
1667

Wenzel Ludwig von Radolt, composer

Birth
1707

Charles Wesley, co-founder (Methodist movement)

Birth
1709

Elizabeth, empress of Russia (to Peter the Great and Catherine I)

Birth
1710

Peter Codde, apostile vicar (1688-1704), dies at 62

Death
1719

Thomas Fleet publishes "Mother Goose's Melodies For Children"

Event