Historical Events In June - 08
Monday, 24 June 2019
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 Italy invaded by Attila the Hun on June - 08.
0536 St Silverius begins his reign as Catholic Pope on this day in history.
0570 Relgion of Islam (submission) founded in Mecca on this day in history.
0632 On June - 08 mohammed, founder of Islam, dies
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 On this day in history louis V de Luie, crowned King of France
1042 Hardicanute, King of England (1040-42), Lambeth on June - 08.
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 June - 08 "Black Prince" of Wales, son of King Edward of England, dies at 46
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 June - 08 pope Julius III excommunicates Duke Ottario Farnese of Parma
1612 Hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1624 On this day in history earthquake strikes Peru
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 Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sittard on this day in history.
1652 William Dampier, English explorer/pirate on June - 08.
1661 John Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39 on June - 08.
1663 Battle at Amegical: English & Portugese fleet beats Spanish on June - 08.
1671 On June - 08 tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor)
1688 On June - 08 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 this day in history.
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 this day in history john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer