Historical Events In June - 08
Saturday, 16 January 2021
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 On June - 08 opellius Macrinus, emperor of Rome (217-8), dies in battle at 54
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 On this day in history mohammed, prophet of Islam (Koran), dies (according to tradition)
0793 On this day in history vikings plunder St Cuthbert convent Lindisfarne
0979 Louis V de Luie, crowned King of France on this day in history.
1042 Hardicanute, King of England (1040-42), Lambeth on this day in history.
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 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 June - 08.
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 this day in history.
1612 Hans Leo Hassler, composer, dies at 49 on June - 08.
1624 Earthquake strikes Peru on June - 08.
1625 The birth of Giovanni Cassini, Italian astronomer on June - 08.
1625 On June - 08 giovanni D Cassini, Perinaldo, France, discoverer (4 moons of Saturn)
1632 On this day in history prince Frederik Henry conquerors Sittard
1652 On June - 08 william Dampier, English explorer/pirate
1661 John Elsevier, book publisher/publisher, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1663 Battle at Amegical: English & Portugese fleet beats Spanish on June - 08.
1671 On this day in history tomaso Albinoni, Italian composer (Adagio in G-minor)
1688 Hans Bontemantel, Amsterdams merchant, buried on June - 08.
1690 On this day in history siddi general Yadi Sakat, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai.
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 On June - 08 katharina Lescaille, [Netherlands Sappho], poetess, dies at 61
1722 On June - 08 jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer
1724 On June - 08 john Smeaton, Leeds, civil engineer