Historical Events In June - 08
Monday, 22 April 2019
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 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 On June - 08 st Silverius begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0570 Relgion of Islam (submission) founded in Mecca on this day in history.
0632 On this day in history mohammed, founder of Islam, dies
0632 Mohammed, prophet of Islam (Koran), dies (according to tradition) on this day in history.
0793 Vikings plunder St Cuthbert convent Lindisfarne on June - 08.
0979 On this day in history louis V de Luie, crowned King of France
1042 On this day in history 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 this day in history 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 On this day in history george Neville, English archbishop and statesman
1551 Pope Julius III excommunicates Duke Ottario Farnese of Parma on June - 08.
1612 On June - 08 hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49
1624 On this day in history earthquake strikes Peru
1625 The birth of Giovanni Cassini, Italian astronomer on June - 08.
1625 On June - 08 giovanni D Cassini, Perinaldo, France, discoverer (4 moons of Saturn)
1632 Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sittard on this day in history.
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 On this day in history tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor)
1688 Hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried on June - 08.
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 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 On June - 08 john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer