Historical Events In June - 08
Sunday, 07 August 2022
0065 Jews revolt against Rome, capturing fortress of Antonia in Jerusalem on June - 08.
0068 Rome Senate accepts emperor Galba on this day in history.
0218 Opellius Macrinus, emperor of Rome (217-8), dies in battle at 54 on June - 08.
0452 Italy invaded by Attila the Hun on June - 08.
0536 St Silverius begins his reign as Catholic Pope on June - 08.
0570 On this day in history relgion of Islam (submission) founded in Mecca
0632 Mohammed, founder of Islam, dies on this day in history.
0632 On June - 08 mohammed, prophet of Islam (Koran), dies (according to tradition)
0793 On June - 08 vikings plunder St Cuthbert convent Lindisfarne
0979 Louis V de Luie, crowned King of France on June - 08.
1042 On this day in history hardicanute, King of England (1040-42), Lambeth
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 On this day in history eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Eduard II/wife of Reinald II
1376 On June - 08 "Black Prince" of Wales, son of King Edward of England, dies at 46
1405 On this day in history richard le Scrope, Archbishop of York and Thomas Mowbray, Earl of Norfolk, are executed in York on Henry IV's orders.
1476 On this day in history george Neville, English archbishop and statesman
1551 On June - 08 pope Julius III excommunicates Duke Ottario Farnese of Parma
1612 Hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1624 Earthquake strikes Peru on June - 08.
1625 On June - 08 the birth of Giovanni Cassini, Italian astronomer
1625 Giovanni D Cassini, Perinaldo, France, discoverer (4 moons of Saturn) on June - 08.
1632 Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sittard on this day in history.
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 On June - 08 tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor)
1688 On this day in history hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried
1690 Siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai on June - 08.
1694 On this day in history english troop landing at Brest attack (300 killed)
1695 Christian Huygens, inventor/astronomer (ring of Saturn), dies at 66 on June - 08.
1711 On this day in history katharina Lescaille, [Netherlands Sappho], poetess, dies at 61
1722 Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer on June - 08.
1724 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer on this day in history.