Year 1418 in History

Events in History

  • Jun 12 An insurrection delivers Paris to the Burgundians
  • Aug 18 Competition announced to design dome of Florentine cathedral, main competitors Lorenzo Ghiberti and Filippo Brunelleschi (supported by Cosimo de' Medici)
  • Oct 16 Milan Cathedral's high altar consecrated by Pope Martin V
  • Nov 2 Utrecht conquers Ijsselstein

Historical Figures Born in 1418

  • Dec 18 Albert VI, Archduke of Austria, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1463)

Historical Marriages

  • Mar 8 Jacqueline, Countess of Haintaut marries her cousin John IV Duke of Brabant in The Hague

Historical Figures Who Died in 1418

  • Mar 22 Dietrich of Nieheim, German historian
  • Jun 2 Katherine of Lancaster, wife of Henry III of Castile
  • Jun 12 Bernard VII, Count of Armagnac, Constable of France (b. 1360)
  • Sep 2 Jan III Chalon, prince of Orange/gov of Burgundy, dies