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 This day in History - July 18
389 Historic Events for July 18
64

Great Fire of Rome begins (Nero didn't fiddle)

Event
640

Arnulf, bishop of Metz (614-640)/politician, dies at about 58

Death
1100

Godfried IV van Bouillon, count of Antwerp, dies

Death
1290

King Edward I of England orders expulsion of Jews

Event
1330

Battle of Velbuzd

Event
1340

Philip van Artevelde, wine salesman/lord lt of Flanders

Birth
1374

Francesco Petrarch, Italian poet (Italia Mia), dies at 69

Death
1534

Zacharias Ursinus, German theologist (Heidelberger Catechism)

Birth
1536

Pope's authority declared void in England

Event
1544

Ren‚ van Chalon, viceroy of Holland, dies in battle at 25

Death
1552

Rudolf II, of Habsburg, emperor of Germany (1576-1612)

Birth
1572

Willem van Orange recognized as viceroy of Holland/Friesland/Utrecht

Event
1588

Admiral Howard beats Spanish Armada

Event
1591

Jakob Handl, [Petelin], Austrian composer/bandmaster, dies at 40

Death
1608

Joachim III Frederik, ruler (Brandenburg), dies at 61

Death
1630

Spanish troops occupy Mantua

Event
1634

Joannes Camphuys, governor-general of Dutch-Indies (1684-91)

Birth
1635

Robert Hooke, Isle of Wight, physicist (Micrographia)

Birth
1639

Bernard, duke of Saksen-Weimar (Rheinfelden), dies

Death
1642

Willem earl of Nassau-Siegen, gov of Ft Emmerik/Heusden, dies

Death
1650

Christoph Scheiner, German astronomer, dies at 74

Death
1656

-20] Battle at Warsaw: Swedish king Karel X Gustaafbeats Johan II Kasimir and occupies Warsaw

Event
1670

Giovanni Battista Bononcini, Italian (opera)composer

Birth
1695

Joannes Camphuys, gov-gen of Dutch-Indies, dies at 61

Death
1696

Czar Peter I's fleet occupies Azov at mouth of Don River

Event