Historical Events In June - 11
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
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 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 Hendrik of Constantinople, emperor of Constantinople (1206-16), dies on June - 11.
1231 On June - 11 harderwijk becomes a city
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 Hundred Years' War: The start of the Battle of Jargeau on this day in history.
1479 On June - 11 johannes a San Facundo, Spanish Augustine saint, dies
1488 On June - 11 battle of Sauchieburn, Scotland
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 this day in history.
1509 King Henry VIII marries wife #1 Catharina of Aragon on June - 11.
1517 On June - 11 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 June - 11.
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 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 PrincipalĂa (i.e., elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines).
1644 On this day in history florentine scientist describe invention of barometer
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 this day in history.
1672 On this day in history francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer
1674 On June - 11 susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns, dies at 52
1676 Battle at Ă-land: Danish & Dutch fleet under CM Tromp beats Sweden on this day in history.
1685 On this day in history james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II
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 Balthasar Bekker, Frisian theologist (Enchanted World), dies at 64 on this day in history.
1699 England, France & Neth agree on 2nd Extermination treaty of Spain on this day in history.
1704 On June - 11 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.