Historical Events In June - 11
Monday, 22 April 2019
0631 On June - 11 emperor Taizong of Tang, the Emperor of China, sends envoys to the Xueyantuo bearing gold and silk in order to persuade the release of enslaved Chinese prisoners who were captured during the transition from Sui to Tang from the northern frontier; this embassy succeeded in freeing 80,000 Chinese men and women who were then returned to China.
0758 On June - 11 abbasid Arabs and Uyghur Turks arrive simultaneously at Chang'an, the Tang Chinese capital, in order to offer tribute to the imperial court. The Arabs and Turks bicker and fight over diplomatic prominence at the gate, in order to present tribute before the other. A settlement is reached when both are allowed to enter at the same time, but through two different gates to the palace.
1184 -BC- Greeks finally captured Troy on June - 11.
1216 On this day in history hendrik of Constantinople, emperor of Constantinople (1206-16), dies
1231 Harderwijk becomes a city on June - 11.
1249 Adelheid van Schaarbeek, Flemish mystic/saint, dies on June - 11.
1345 On this day in history the megas doux Alexios Apokaukos, chief minister of the Byzantine Empire, is lynched by political prisoners.
1429 On June - 11 hundred Years' War: The start of the Battle of Jargeau.
1479 Johannes a San Facundo, Spanish Augustine saint, dies on June - 11.
1488 On this day in history battle of Sauchieburn, Scotland
1488 James III, king of Scotland, dies in battle on June - 11.
1509 On this day in history england's King Henry VIII marries Catherine of Aragon
1509 King Henry VIII marries wife #1 Catharina of Aragon on this day in history.
1517 On this day in history sir Thomas Pert reached Hudson Bay
1517 Sir Thomas Pert reaches Hudson Bay on this day in history.
1560 Marie Guise, French wife of king Jacobus V of Scotland, dies at 44 on this day in history.
1572 Spanish co-land guardian duke of Medinaceli arrives in Lock on June - 11.
1572 Ben Jonson, England, playwright/poet (Volpone, Alchemist) on this day in history.
1578 England grants Sir Humphrey Gilbert a patent to explore & colonize US on June - 11.
1594 Philip II recognized the rights and privileges of the local nobles and chieftains in the Philippines, which paves way to the creation of the Principalía (i.e., elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines) on June - 11.
1644 Florentine scientist describe invention of barometer on this day in history.
1666 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht) on June - 11.
1666 Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 on this day in history.
1672 On this day in history francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer
1674 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns, dies at 52 on June - 11.
1676 On this day in history battle at Öland: Danish & Dutch fleet under CM Tromp beats Sweden
1685 James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II on this day in history.
1690 English king Willem III departs to Ireland on June - 11.
1697 Francesco A Vallotti, Italian organist/composer/theorist on this day in history.
1698 On June - 11 balthasar Bekker, Frisian theologist (Enchanted World), dies at 64
1699 On June - 11 england, France & Neth agree on 2nd Extermination treaty of Spain
1704 On this day in history jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer
1719 Franz K von Velbruck, German free mason/prince-bishop of Luik on this day in history.
1723 J G Palitzsch, 1st saw Halley's comet on return, Prolitz on June - 11.