Historical Events In June - 03
Saturday, 06 June 2020
0350 Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, proclaims himself Roman Emperor, entering Rome at the head of a group of gladiators on this day in history.
0545 Chlotilde, wife of French king Clovis/saint, dies at about 70 on June - 03.
1083 On this day in history henry IV of Germany storms Rome, capturing St Peter's Cathedral
1098 On June - 03 christian Crusaders seize Antioch, Turkey
1098 On this day in history crusaders take Antioch, considered the first Christian city and now located in Turkey.
1098 On June - 03 after 5-month siege in 1st Crusade, the Crusaders seize Antioch Turkey
1107 Kilidj Arslan I, Seldjoeken-sultan, dies in battle on June - 03.
1140 French scholar Peter Abelard is found guilty of heresy on June - 03.
1326 On June - 03 treaty of Novgorod delineates borders between Russia and Norway in Finnmark.
1357 Peace of Aat on June - 03.
1395 Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria on this day in history.
1509 On June - 03 henry VIII married wife No 1, Catherine of Aragon
1539 On June - 03 hernando De Soto claims Florida for Spain
1540 On this day in history hernando de Soto crosses Appalachian Mountain, 1st European to do so
1594 Michel Renichon, priest, executed on June - 03.
1610 On this day in history jacob Neefs, Flemish engraver/publisher, baptised
1620 On June - 03 construction of the oldest stone church in French North America, Notre-Dame-des-Anges, begins at Quebec City, Quebec, Canada.
1621 On this day in history the Dutch West India Company receives a charter for New Netherlands, better known as New York
1621 On June - 03 dutch West India Company receives charter for "New Netherlands" (NY)
1657 On June - 03 manuel de Egues, composer
1658 On June - 03 pope Alexander VII appoints FranĂ§ois de Laval vicar apostolic in New France.
1660 On June - 03 johannes Schenck, composer
1661 On June - 03 gottfried Scheidt, composer, dies at 67
1665 Duke of York defeats Dutch fleet off the coast of Lowestoft on June - 03.
1679 Jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried on June - 03.
1685 Cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat on this day in history.
1688 Maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66 on June - 03.
1726 James Hutton, Edinburgh Scotland, geologist on June - 03.
1732 Pieter Vuyst, Dutch gov-gen of Ceylon, executed on June - 03.
1738 On this day in history johann Christoph Oley, composer
1746 James Hook, composer on this day in history.
1748 On this day in history amsterdam establishes municipal postal service
1750 Frederic Thieme, composer on June - 03.
1752 On this day in history moscow houses & churchs destroyed by fire