Historical Events In June - 08
Saturday, 30 September 2023
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 On June - 08 italy invaded by Attila the Hun
0536 On June - 08 st Silverius begins his reign as Catholic Pope
0570 Relgion of Islam (submission) founded in Mecca on June - 08.
0632 Mohammed, founder of Islam, dies on this day in history.
0632 Mohammed, prophet of Islam (Koran), dies (according to tradition) on this day in history.
0793 Vikings plunder St Cuthbert convent Lindisfarne on this day in history.
0979 Louis V de Luie, crowned King of France on this day in history.
1042 Hardicanute, King of England (1040-42), Lambeth on June - 08.
1115 Peter van Amiens, French minister of crusades, dies at about 64 on this day in history.
1191 On this day in history 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 this day in history.
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 George Neville, English archbishop and statesman on this day in history.
1551 On June - 08 pope Julius III excommunicates Duke Ottario Farnese of Parma
1612 On June - 08 hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49
1624 Earthquake strikes Peru on this day in history.
1625 On this day in history the birth of Giovanni Cassini, Italian astronomer
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 On June - 08 john Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39
1663 Battle at Amegical: English & Portugese fleet beats Spanish on June - 08.
1671 Tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor) on this day in history.
1688 On this day in history hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried
1690 Siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai on this day in history.
1694 On June - 08 english troop landing at Brest attack (300 killed)
1695 Christian Huygens, inventor/astronomer (ring of Saturn), dies at 66 on June - 08.
1711 Katharina Lescaille, [Netherlands Sappho], poetess, dies at 61 on June - 08.
1722 Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer on this day in history.
1724 John Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer on June - 08.