Historical Events In June - 08
Sunday, 27 September 2020
0065 Jews revolt against Rome, capturing fortress of Antonia in Jerusalem on this day in history.
0068 Rome Senate accepts emperor Galba on this day in history.
0218 On June - 08 opellius Macrinus, emperor of Rome (217-8), dies in battle at 54
0452 On this day in history italy invaded by Attila the Hun
0536 On this day in history st Silverius begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0570 On June - 08 relgion of Islam (submission) founded in Mecca
0632 On June - 08 mohammed, founder of Islam, dies
0632 Mohammed, prophet of Islam (Koran), dies (according to tradition) on this day in history.
0793 On June - 08 vikings plunder St Cuthbert convent Lindisfarne
0979 Louis V de Luie, crowned King of France on this day in history.
1042 Hardicanute, King of England (1040-42), Lambeth on this day in history.
1115 On June - 08 peter van Amiens, French minister of crusades, dies at about 64
1191 Richard I arrives in Acre thus beginning his crusade on June - 08.
1318 On this day in history eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Eduard II/wife of Reinald II
1376 On this day in history "Black Prince" of Wales, son of King Edward of England, dies at 46
1405 Richard le Scrope, Archbishop of York and Thomas Mowbray, Earl of Norfolk, are executed in York on Henry IV's orders on June - 08.
1476 On this day in history george Neville, English archbishop and statesman
1551 Pope Julius III excommunicates Duke Ottario Farnese of Parma on June - 08.
1612 On this day in history hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49
1624 Earthquake strikes Peru on June - 08.
1625 The birth of Giovanni Cassini, Italian astronomer on this day in history.
1625 On June - 08 giovanni D Cassini, Perinaldo, France, discoverer (4 moons of Saturn)
1632 Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sittard on this day in history.
1652 William Dampier, English explorer/pirate on June - 08.
1661 John Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1663 On June - 08 battle at Amegical: English & Portugese fleet beats Spanish
1671 On June - 08 tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor)
1688 Hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried on June - 08.
1690 On June - 08 siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai.
1694 On this day in history english troop landing at Brest attack (300 killed)
1695 On this day in history christian Huygens, inventor/astronomer (ring of Saturn), dies at 66
1711 Katharina Lescaille, [Netherlands Sappho], poetess, dies at 61 on June - 08.
1722 On June - 08 jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer
1724 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer on June - 08.