Historical Events In June - 11
Monday, 26 August 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 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 June - 11.
1184 On this day in history -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 Adelheid van Schaarbeek, Flemish mystic/saint, dies on this day in history.
1345 The megas doux Alexios Apokaukos, chief minister of the Byzantine Empire, is lynched by political prisoners on June - 11.
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 Battle of Sauchieburn, Scotland on this day in history.
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 June - 11.
1517 On this day in history sir Thomas Pert reaches Hudson Bay
1560 On June - 11 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 June - 11.
1572 On June - 11 ben Jonson, England, playwright/poet (Volpone, Alchemist)
1578 On this day in history 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 On this day in history florentine scientist describe invention of barometer
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 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 Ă–land: 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 June - 11 english king Willem III departs to Ireland
1697 Francesco A Vallotti, Italian organist/composer/theorist on June - 11.
1698 On this day in history balthasar Bekker, Frisian theologist (Enchanted World), dies at 64
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 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.