Historical Events In June - 08
Sunday, 15 December 2019
0065 Jews revolt against Rome, capturing fortress of Antonia in Jerusalem on June - 08.
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 On June - 08 italy invaded by Attila the Hun
0536 On this day in history 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 June - 08.
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 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 this day in history.
1476 George Neville, English archbishop and statesman on June - 08.
1551 On this day in history pope Julius III excommunicates Duke Ottario Farnese of Parma
1612 Hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49 on this day in history.
1624 On June - 08 earthquake strikes Peru
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 June - 08.
1632 Prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sittard on this day in history.
1652 On June - 08 william Dampier, English explorer/pirate
1661 On this day in history john Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39
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 this day in history hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried
1690 On June - 08 siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai.
1694 English troop landing at Brest attack (300 killed) on this day in history.
1695 On this day in history 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 Jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer on this day in history.
1724 On June - 08 john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer