Historical Events In June - 08
Wednesday, 21 April 2021
0065 On June - 08 jews revolt against Rome, capturing fortress of Antonia in Jerusalem
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 Italy invaded by Attila the Hun on June - 08.
0536 St Silverius begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0570 On this day in history relgion of Islam (submission) founded in Mecca
0632 On June - 08 mohammed, founder of Islam, dies
0632 On June - 08 mohammed, prophet of Islam (Koran), dies (according to tradition)
0793 On June - 08 vikings plunder St Cuthbert convent Lindisfarne
0979 On this day in history louis V de Luie, crowned King of France
1042 On June - 08 hardicanute, King of England (1040-42), Lambeth
1115 Peter van Amiens, French minister of crusades, dies at about 64 on June - 08.
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 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 George Neville, English archbishop and statesman on June - 08.
1551 On this day in history pope Julius III excommunicates Duke Ottario Farnese of Parma
1612 On June - 08 hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49
1624 On this day in history earthquake strikes Peru
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 On June - 08 prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sittard
1652 On June - 08 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 On this day in history 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 English troop landing at Brest attack (300 killed) on June - 08.
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 this day in history.
1724 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer on June - 08.