Historical Events In June - 08
Friday, 22 October 2021
0065 Jews revolt against Rome, capturing fortress of Antonia in Jerusalem on this day in history.
0068 Rome Senate accepts emperor Galba on June - 08.
0218 Opellius Macrinus, emperor of Rome (217-8), dies in battle at 54 on this day in history.
0452 Italy invaded by Attila the Hun on June - 08.
0536 St Silverius begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0570 Relgion of Islam (submission) founded in Mecca on June - 08.
0632 Mohammed, founder of Islam, dies on June - 08.
0632 On June - 08 mohammed, prophet of Islam (Koran), dies (according to tradition)
0793 Vikings plunder St Cuthbert convent Lindisfarne on June - 08.
0979 On June - 08 louis V de Luie, crowned King of France
1042 Hardicanute, King of England (1040-42), Lambeth on June - 08.
1115 Peter van Amiens, French minister of crusades, dies at about 64 on this day in history.
1191 On June - 08 richard I arrives in Acre thus beginning his crusade.
1318 Eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Eduard II/wife of Reinald II on this day in history.
1376 On this day in history "Black Prince" of Wales, son of King Edward of England, dies at 46
1405 On June - 08 richard le Scrope, Archbishop of York and Thomas Mowbray, Earl of Norfolk, are executed in York on Henry IV's orders.
1476 George Neville, English archbishop and statesman on June - 08.
1551 Pope Julius III excommunicates Duke Ottario Farnese of Parma on this day in history.
1612 Hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49 on June - 08.
1624 Earthquake strikes Peru on June - 08.
1625 On June - 08 the birth of Giovanni Cassini, Italian astronomer
1625 On June - 08 giovanni D Cassini, Perinaldo, France, discoverer (4 moons of Saturn)
1632 Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sittard on June - 08.
1652 On this day in history william Dampier, English explorer/pirate
1661 John Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39 on June - 08.
1663 On this day in history battle at Amegical: English & Portugese fleet beats Spanish
1671 Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor) on this day in history.
1688 On June - 08 hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried
1690 On this day in history siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai.
1694 English troop landing at Brest attack (300 killed) on June - 08.
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 this day in history.
1722 Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer on June - 08.
1724 On this day in history john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer