Historical Events In June - 08
Thursday, 17 October 2019
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 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 On this day in history 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 June - 08.
0632 Mohammed, prophet of Islam (Koran), dies (according to tradition) on this day in history.
0793 Vikings plunder St Cuthbert convent Lindisfarne on this day in history.
0979 On this day in history louis V de Luie, crowned King of France
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 On this day in history 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 "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 On this day in history pope Julius III excommunicates Duke Ottario Farnese of Parma
1612 On this day in history hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49
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 On this day in history prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sittard
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 Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor) on this day in history.
1688 Hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried on this day in history.
1690 Siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai on June - 08.
1694 On June - 08 english troop landing at Brest attack (300 killed)
1695 Christian Huygens, inventor/astronomer (ring of Saturn), dies at 66 on June - 08.
1711 On June - 08 katharina Lescaille, [Netherlands Sappho], poetess, dies at 61
1722 On this day in history jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer
1724 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer on June - 08.