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 This day in History - January 18
373 Historic Events for January 18
336

St Mark elected Catholic Pope

Event
350

General Maxentius drives out Western Roman emperor Constans

Event
532

Nika uprising at Constantinople fails, 30-40,000 die

Event
1307

German king Albrecht I makes his son Rudolf king of Bohemia

Event
1367

Pedro I, king of Portugal (1357-67), dies at 46

Death
1478

Grand Duke Ivan II of Moscow occupies Novgorod

Event
1479

Louis IX, the Rich, duke of Bayern (U of Ingolstadt), dies at 61

Death
1486

King Henry VII of England marries Elizabeth, daughter of Edward IV

Event
1520

Christian II of Denmark and Norway defeats Swedes at Lake Asunde

Event
1535

Francisco Pizarro founds Lima Peru

Event
1543

Alfonso Ferrabosco, composer

Birth
1580

Antonio Scandello, Italian composer (Passion of John), dies at 63

Death
1641

Fran‡ois Michel le Tellier, French statesman (Marquis de Louvois)

Birth
1644

Perplexed Pilgrims in Boston reported America's 1st UFO sighting

Event
1644

1st UFO sighting in America, by perplexed pilgrims in Boston

Event
1650

French Prince Louis II of Cond‚ captured

Event
1657

Hendrik Casimir II, Dutch Fieldmarshal (Nassau)

Birth
1659

Benedikt Lechler, composer, dies at 64

Death
1664

Moise Amyrault, French theologist/vicar, dies

Death
1666

Adriaen A Bloemaert, Dutch landscape painter, dies at about 56

Death
1671

Pirate Henry Morgan defeats Spanish defenders, captures Panam 

Event
1677

John A van Riebeeck, Dutch founder Cape Colony, dies at 57

Death
1685

Tiberius Hemsterhuis, Dutch Classical prof, baptized

Birth
1689

Charles de Montesquieu, France, philosopher/writer (Letters Persanes)

Birth
1691

English king Willem III travels to The Hague

Event