Historical Events In June - 11
Saturday, 15 December 2018
0631 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
1184 On June - 11 -BC- Greeks finally captured Troy
1216 Hendrik of Constantinople, emperor of Constantinople (1206-16), dies on this day in history.
1231 Harderwijk becomes a city on this day in history.
1249 On June - 11 adelheid van Schaarbeek, Flemish mystic/saint, dies
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 On this day in history johannes a San Facundo, Spanish Augustine saint, dies
1488 On this day in history battle of Sauchieburn, Scotland
1488 James III, king of Scotland, dies in battle on June - 11.
1509 On June - 11 england's King Henry VIII marries Catherine of Aragon
1509 On June - 11 king Henry VIII marries wife #1 Catharina of Aragon
1517 Sir Thomas Pert reached Hudson Bay on this day in history.
1517 On this day in history sir Thomas Pert reaches Hudson Bay
1560 On this day in history marie Guise, French wife of king Jacobus V of Scotland, dies at 44
1572 On June - 11 spanish co-land guardian duke of Medinaceli arrives in Lock
1572 On June - 11 ben Jonson, England, playwright/poet (Volpone, Alchemist)
1578 England grants Sir Humphrey Gilbert a patent to explore & colonize US on June - 11.
1594 On this day in history 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).
1644 Florentine scientist describe invention of barometer on this day in history.
1666 On June - 11 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht)
1666 On this day in history cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55
1672 Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer on this day in history.
1674 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1676 Battle at Öland: Danish & Dutch fleet under CM Tromp beats Sweden on June - 11.
1685 James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II on this day in history.
1690 On this day in history english king Willem III departs to Ireland
1697 On June - 11 francesco A Vallotti, Italian organist/composer/theorist
1698 Balthasar Bekker, Frisian theologist (Enchanted World), dies at 64 on June - 11.
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 On June - 11 franz K von Velbruck, German free mason/prince-bishop of Luik
1723 J G Palitzsch, 1st saw Halley's comet on return, Prolitz on this day in history.