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Historical Events on this Day in History
Events in History for Tuesday 18th February 2014 ◀ Jan February Mar ▶ | 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | | All Events Birthdays | Weddings Deaths |
Events 1 - 167 of 167
3102 BC - Epoch (origin) of the Kali Yuga.
1129 - Jerusalem taken by Emperor Frederik II
1268 - The Livonian Brothers of the Sword are defeated by Dovmont of Pskov in the Battle of Rakovor.
1332 - Amda Seyon I, Emperor of Ethiopia begins his campaigns in the southern Muslim provinces.
1478 - George, Duke of Clarence, convicted of treason against his older brother Edward IV of England, is privately executed in the Tower of London.
1503 - Henry Tudor created Prince of Wales (later Henry VIII)
1536 - France & Turkey sign milt/trade agreement against King Karel
1563 - Huguenot Jean Poltrot de Mere shoots gen Francois De Guise
1574 - Zeeland falls to Dutch rebels
1634 - Ferdinand II orders commander Albrecht von Wallenstein, execution
1678 - John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" is published
1685 - Fort St. Louis is established by a Frenchman at Matagorda Bay thus forming the basis for France's claim to Texas.
1688 - Quakers conduct 1st formal protest of slavery in Germantown, Pa
1713 - French invade under Jacques Cassard on Curacao
1735 - 1st opera performed in America, "Flora," in Charleston, SC
1745 - Bonnie Prince Charlies troops occupy Inverness Scotland
1787 - Austrian emperor Jozef II bans children under 8 from labor
1797 - Trinidad is surrendered to a British fleet under the command of Sir Ralph Abercromby.
1804 - 1st US land-grant college, Ohio University, Athens Ohio, chartered
1814 - The Battle of Montereau; victory of French under Napoleon Bonaparte against Austrians and Württembergers under the King of…...

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