Historical Events In June - 11
Saturday, 14 December 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 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 -BC- Greeks finally captured Troy on this day in history.
1216 On June - 11 hendrik of Constantinople, emperor of Constantinople (1206-16), dies
1231 On this day in history harderwijk becomes a city
1249 Adelheid van Schaarbeek, Flemish mystic/saint, dies on this day in history.
1345 On June - 11 the megas doux Alexios Apokaukos, chief minister of the Byzantine Empire, is lynched by political prisoners.
1429 On this day in history hundred Years' War: The start of the Battle of Jargeau.
1479 Johannes a San Facundo, Spanish Augustine saint, dies on this day in history.
1488 On June - 11 battle of Sauchieburn, Scotland
1488 On June - 11 james III, king of Scotland, dies in battle
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 June - 11.
1517 On this day in history sir Thomas Pert reached Hudson Bay
1517 Sir Thomas Pert reaches Hudson Bay on June - 11.
1560 On this day in history marie Guise, French wife of king Jacobus V of Scotland, dies at 44
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 June - 11 england grants Sir Humphrey Gilbert a patent to explore & colonize US
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 PrincipalĂa (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 this day in history -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht)
1666 On June - 11 cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55
1672 Francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer on June - 11.
1674 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns, dies at 52 on this day in history.
1676 Battle at Ă–land: Danish & Dutch fleet under CM Tromp beats Sweden on this day in history.
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 England, France & Neth agree on 2nd Extermination treaty of Spain on this day in history.
1704 Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer on this day in history.
1719 On this day in history 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.