Historical Events In June - 08
Wednesday, 04 August 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 this day in history 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 Hardicanute, King of England (1040-42), Lambeth on this day in history.
1115 On this day in history peter van Amiens, French minister of crusades, dies at about 64
1191 Richard I arrives in Acre thus beginning his crusade on this day in history.
1318 On June - 08 eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Eduard II/wife of Reinald II
1376 On this day in history "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 June - 08 george Neville, English archbishop and statesman
1551 Pope Julius III excommunicates Duke Ottario Farnese of Parma on June - 08.
1612 Hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49 on June - 08.
1624 Earthquake strikes Peru on this day in history.
1625 The birth of Giovanni Cassini, Italian astronomer on this day in history.
1625 Giovanni D Cassini, Perinaldo, France, discoverer (4 moons of Saturn) on this day in history.
1632 On June - 08 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 this day in history 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 June - 08.
1690 On June - 08 siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai.
1694 On June - 08 english troop landing at Brest attack (300 killed)
1695 On this day in history christian Huygens, inventor/astronomer (ring of Saturn), dies at 66
1711 Katharina Lescaille, [Netherlands Sappho], poetess, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1722 On this day in history jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer
1724 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer on June - 08.