Historical Events In June - 08
Friday, 10 July 2020
0065 On June - 08 jews revolt against Rome, capturing fortress of Antonia in Jerusalem
0068 On June - 08 rome Senate accepts emperor Galba
0218 Opellius Macrinus, emperor of Rome (217-8), dies in battle at 54 on June - 08.
0452 On June - 08 italy invaded by Attila the Hun
0536 On June - 08 st Silverius begins his reign as Catholic Pope
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 Mohammed, prophet of Islam (Koran), dies (according to tradition) on June - 08.
0793 Vikings plunder St Cuthbert convent Lindisfarne on this day in history.
0979 Louis V de Luie, crowned King of France on June - 08.
1042 On June - 08 hardicanute, King of England (1040-42), Lambeth
1115 On June - 08 peter van Amiens, French minister of crusades, dies at about 64
1191 On June - 08 richard I arrives in Acre thus beginning his crusade.
1318 On June - 08 eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Eduard II/wife of Reinald II
1376 "Black Prince" of Wales, son of King Edward of England, dies at 46 on June - 08.
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 this day in history.
1551 Pope Julius III excommunicates Duke Ottario Farnese of Parma on this day in history.
1612 On June - 08 hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49
1624 Earthquake strikes Peru on this day in history.
1625 On this day in history the birth of Giovanni Cassini, Italian astronomer
1625 On June - 08 giovanni D Cassini, Perinaldo, France, discoverer (4 moons of Saturn)
1632 On this day in history prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sittard
1652 On this day in history william Dampier, English explorer/pirate
1661 On this day in history john Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39
1663 Battle at Amegical: English & Portugese fleet beats Spanish on this day in history.
1671 Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor) on June - 08.
1688 On this day in history hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried
1690 Siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai on this day in history.
1694 On this day in history english troop landing at Brest attack (300 killed)
1695 On June - 08 christian Huygens, inventor/astronomer (ring of Saturn), dies at 66
1711 On this day in history katharina Lescaille, [Netherlands Sappho], poetess, dies at 61
1722 Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer on June - 08.
1724 On this day in history john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer