Historical Events In June - 08
Monday, 19 August 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 this day in history.
0536 On June - 08 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 this day in history.
0632 Mohammed, prophet of Islam (Koran), dies (according to tradition) on June - 08.
0793 Vikings plunder St Cuthbert convent Lindisfarne on June - 08.
0979 Louis V de Luie, crowned King of France on June - 08.
1042 Hardicanute, King of England (1040-42), Lambeth on June - 08.
1115 Peter van Amiens, French minister of crusades, dies at about 64 on June - 08.
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 On June - 08 "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 this day in history.
1624 Earthquake strikes Peru on this day in history.
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 June - 08 prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sittard
1652 William Dampier, English explorer/pirate on this day in history.
1661 On June - 08 john Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39
1663 Battle at Amegical: English & Portugese fleet beats Spanish on this day in history.
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 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 On June - 08 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