Historical Events In June - 11
Wednesday, 08 February 2023
0631 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 on June - 11.
0758 On this day in history 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 On June - 11 -BC- Greeks finally captured Troy
1216 On this day in history hendrik of Constantinople, emperor of Constantinople (1206-16), dies
1231 Harderwijk becomes a city on June - 11.
1249 On this day in history adelheid van Schaarbeek, Flemish mystic/saint, dies
1345 On June - 11 the megas doux Alexios Apokaukos, chief minister of the Byzantine Empire, is lynched by political prisoners.
1429 Hundred Years' War: The start of the Battle of Jargeau on this day in history.
1479 Johannes a San Facundo, Spanish Augustine saint, dies on June - 11.
1488 Battle of Sauchieburn, Scotland on June - 11.
1488 James III, king of Scotland, dies in battle on this day in history.
1509 England's King Henry VIII marries Catherine of Aragon on June - 11.
1509 On this day in history king Henry VIII marries wife #1 Catharina of Aragon
1517 Sir Thomas Pert reached Hudson Bay on this day in history.
1517 On June - 11 sir Thomas Pert reaches Hudson Bay
1560 Marie Guise, French wife of king Jacobus V of Scotland, dies at 44 on June - 11.
1572 Spanish co-land guardian duke of Medinaceli arrives in Lock on this day in history.
1572 Ben Jonson, England, playwright/poet (Volpone, Alchemist) on June - 11.
1578 On this day in history england grants Sir Humphrey Gilbert a patent to explore & colonize US
1594 On June - 11 philip II recognized the rights and privileges of the local nobles and chieftains in the Philippines, which paves way to the creation of the Principal√≠a (i.e., elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines).
1644 Florentine scientist describe invention of barometer on June - 11.
1666 On this day in history -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht)
1666 Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 on June - 11.
1672 On June - 11 francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer
1674 On this day in history susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns, dies at 52
1676 Battle at √-land: Danish & Dutch fleet under CM Tromp beats Sweden on June - 11.
1685 On June - 11 james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II
1690 On this day in history english king Willem III departs to Ireland
1697 Francesco A Vallotti, Italian organist/composer/theorist on this day in history.
1698 Balthasar Bekker, Frisian theologist (Enchanted World), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1699 On this day in history england, France & Neth agree on 2nd Extermination treaty of Spain
1704 On this day in history jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer
1719 On this day in history franz K von Velbruck, German free mason/prince-bishop of Luik
1723 On June - 11 j G Palitzsch, 1st saw Halley's comet on return, Prolitz