Historical Events In June - 03
Friday, 23 October 2020
0350 Roman usurper Nepotianus, of the Constantinian dynasty, proclaims himself Roman Emperor, entering Rome at the head of a group of gladiators on June - 03.
0545 On June - 03 chlotilde, wife of French king Clovis/saint, dies at about 70
1083 Henry IV of Germany storms Rome, capturing St Peter's Cathedral on this day in history.
1098 Christian Crusaders seize Antioch, Turkey on June - 03.
1098 On June - 03 crusaders take Antioch, considered the first Christian city and now located in Turkey.
1098 On this day in history after 5-month siege in 1st Crusade, the Crusaders seize Antioch Turkey
1107 On June - 03 kilidj Arslan I, Seldjoeken-sultan, dies in battle
1140 On June - 03 french scholar Peter Abelard is found guilty of heresy.
1326 Treaty of Novgorod delineates borders between Russia and Norway in Finnmark on June - 03.
1357 On this day in history peace of Aat
1395 Ivan Shishman of Bulgaria on June - 03.
1509 On this day in history henry VIII married wife No 1, Catherine of Aragon
1539 Hernando De Soto claims Florida for Spain on this day in history.
1540 On June - 03 hernando de Soto crosses Appalachian Mountain, 1st European to do so
1594 Michel Renichon, priest, executed on this day in history.
1610 On this day in history jacob Neefs, Flemish engraver/publisher, baptised
1620 Construction of the oldest stone church in French North America, Notre-Dame-des-Anges, begins at Quebec City, Quebec, Canada on June - 03.
1621 On this day in history the Dutch West India Company receives a charter for New Netherlands, better known as New York
1621 Dutch West India Company receives charter for "New Netherlands" (NY) on this day in history.
1657 Manuel de Egues, composer on this day in history.
1658 On this day in history pope Alexander VII appoints François de Laval vicar apostolic in New France.
1660 On June - 03 johannes Schenck, composer
1661 Gottfried Scheidt, composer, dies at 67 on this day in history.
1665 On June - 03 duke of York defeats Dutch fleet off the coast of Lowestoft
1679 On this day in history jean-Francius Miller, painter, buried
1685 On June - 03 cornelis Hop, Amsterdam regent/diplomat
1688 On this day in history maximilian H of Bayern, prince-bishop of Luik, dies at 66
1726 James Hutton, Edinburgh Scotland, geologist on this day in history.
1732 On June - 03 pieter Vuyst, Dutch gov-gen of Ceylon, executed
1738 On this day in history johann Christoph Oley, composer
1746 On June - 03 james Hook, composer
1748 On June - 03 amsterdam establishes municipal postal service
1750 On this day in history frederic Thieme, composer
1752 Moscow houses & churchs destroyed by fire on June - 03.