Historical Events In June - 08
Monday, 17 February 2020
0065 On this day in history jews revolt against Rome, capturing fortress of Antonia in Jerusalem
0068 On this day in history rome Senate accepts emperor Galba
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 St Silverius begins his reign as Catholic Pope on June - 08.
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 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 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 On June - 08 richard I arrives in Acre thus beginning his crusade.
1318 Eleonora Plantagenet, daughter of King Eduard II/wife of Reinald II on June - 08.
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 On June - 08 george Neville, English archbishop and statesman
1551 Pope Julius III excommunicates Duke Ottario Farnese of Parma on June - 08.
1612 On this day in history hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49
1624 Earthquake strikes Peru on June - 08.
1625 On June - 08 the birth of Giovanni Cassini, Italian astronomer
1625 Giovanni D Cassini, Perinaldo, France, discoverer (4 moons of Saturn) on June - 08.
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 this day in history.
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 June - 08.
1690 Siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai on June - 08.
1694 English troop landing at Brest attack (300 killed) on June - 08.
1695 On June - 08 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 On this day in history john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer