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Ephemerides (in Latin, "daily memorial") is a chronological succession of dates and their respective events.

Check below the historical ephemerides we have registered. Periodically we will publish new facts.

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January 18th

Lion Coin II.

336 - Election of Pope Mark 34th Pope, who succeeded Pope Silvester I.
474 - Lion II becomes emperor of the Byzantine Empire.
1486 - Marriage of Henry VII of England with Elizabeth of York, heiress of the York House.
1535 - Francisco Pizarro founds the city of Lima, Peru.
1701 - Federico I takes the throne of Prussia.
1778 - British explorer James Cook is the first European to land on Hawaiian land.
1788 - The first fleet organized to colonize Australia arrives in Botany Bay.
1912 - British explorer Robert Scott arrives at the South Pole.
1919 - The conference of the 32 nations begins in Paris, France, to draw up the treaty officially ending World War I.
1920 - The San Miguel volcano in Mexico erupts, causing the deaths of 6000 people.
1943 - The first Warsaw Ghetto Uprising breaks out.
1956 - The National People's Army is constituted in the German Democratic Republic.
1934 - Beginning of the great workers' revolt against the Salazar regime.
1968 - The US and the USSR agree to establish a nuclear arms control treaty between London (England) and Berlin (Germany).
1970 - Hans Küng publishes at the centenary of the declaration of papal infallibility at Vatican Council I the book infallible? An Inquiry in which it details and rejects the infallible character of any papal decision and the Curia.
1976 - The Anglo-French Supersonic "Concorde" performs the first commercial flight between London (England) and Bahrain (Saudi Arabia).
1979 - Iran's new prime minister and former opposition leader, Shapour Bakhtiar, warns that continuing the chaos in the country could lead to "a new kind of dictatorship"
1981 - US and Iran conclude final agreement on release of 52 US hostages
1985 - French President François Mitterrand arrives in Noumea in an attempt to restore calm on the island of New Caledonia under French administration.
1986 - Record violent fighting in Aden, the capital of South Yemen, between rebel factions and pro-government units.
1988 - Rebel leader Aldo Rico surrenders to the loyal Argentine forces of President Raúl Alfonsin.
1991 - Tel Avive and Haifa (Israel) are hit by "Scud" missiles launched by Iraq.
1994 - Italian Christian democracy takes over its former name of the People's Party (PPI).
1995 - The European Parliament votes in favor of the new European Commission, chaired by Luxembourgish Jacques Santer.
- German Adolf Butenandt dies at the age of 91, Nobel laureate in chemistry, whose work led to the development of the contraceptive pill.
2005 - Angolan Luis Sambo is confirmed at a session of the Executive Board of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Geneva (Switzerland) as Director-General of that United Nations Agency for Africa (WHO / Afro).
- One hundred and fifty passengers disappear in a wreck on the Kassai River in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).