Historical Events In June - 08
Thursday, 02 April 2020
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 this day in history.
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 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 June - 08.
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 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 June - 08.
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 this day in history.
1405 Richard le Scrope, Archbishop of York and Thomas Mowbray, Earl of Norfolk, are executed in York on Henry IV's orders on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1624 Earthquake strikes Peru on June - 08.
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 June - 08.
1632 On June - 08 prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sittard
1652 On June - 08 william Dampier, English explorer/pirate
1661 John Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39 on June - 08.
1663 On this day in history battle at Amegical: English & Portugese fleet beats Spanish
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 On this day in history siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai.
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 this day in history.
1711 Katharina Lescaille, [Netherlands Sappho], poetess, dies at 61 on this day in history.
1722 Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer on this day in history.
1724 On this day in history john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer