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 This day in History - March 18
401 Historic Events for March 18
235

Marcus Aurelius Alexander, Syrian emperor of Rome (222-235), murdered

Death
417

St Zosimus begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
731

St Gregory III begins his reign as Catholic Pope

Event
978

Edward, the Martyr, King of Anglo-Saxons (975-78)/st, murdered at 15

Death
1123

1st Latern Council (9th ecumenical council) opens in Rome

Event
1167

Battle of El-Babein, Egypt: Franks under Amalrik vs Syrians

Event
1190

Crusaders kill 57 Jews in Bury St Edmonds England

Event
1227

Honorius III, [Cencio Savelli], Pope (1216-27), dies

Death
1229

German emperor Frederick II crowns himself king of Jerusalem

Event
1314

Jacques De Molay, the last grand master of Order of Knights, dies

Death
1380

Liduina van Schiedam, Dutch "Christ's bride"/saint

Birth
1438

Albrecht II von Habsburg becomes king of Germany

Event
1493

John of Lannoy, Flemish governor/viceroy of Neth/Zealand, dies at 82

Death
1509

Emperor Maximilian I names Margaretha land guardians of Netherlands

Event
1532

English parliament bans payments by English church to Rome

Event
1541

Hernan de Soto observes 1st recorded flood in America (Mississippi R)

Event
1548

Cornelis Ketel, Dutch portrait painter/poet

Birth
1556

Fran‡ois-Hercule de Valois, French duke of Anjou/Brabant

Birth
1578

Adam Elsheimer, German painter/cartoonist/etcher, baptized

Birth
1582

Jean Jaurequi, Basque murderer of Willem of Orange, lynched

Death
1582

Prince Willem of Orange injured in attack at Antwerp

Event
1583

Dutch States General and Anjou sign treaty

Event
1584

Ivan IV, the terrible, Russian tsar (1547-84), dies at 53

Death
1609

Frederick III, King of Denmark and Norway (1648-70); absolutist

Birth
1644

Gottfried Wegner, composer

Birth