Historical Events In June - 11
Sunday, 29 March 2020
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history hendrik of Constantinople, emperor of Constantinople (1206-16), dies
1231 Harderwijk becomes a city on this day in history.
1249 Adelheid van Schaarbeek, Flemish mystic/saint, dies on June - 11.
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 June - 11.
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 this day in history.
1509 England's King Henry VIII marries Catherine of Aragon on June - 11.
1509 On June - 11 king Henry VIII marries wife #1 Catharina of Aragon
1517 On June - 11 sir Thomas Pert reached Hudson Bay
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 Ben Jonson, England, playwright/poet (Volpone, Alchemist) on June - 11.
1578 England grants Sir Humphrey Gilbert a patent to explore & colonize US on this day in history.
1594 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) on June - 11.
1644 Florentine scientist describe invention of barometer on this day in history.
1666 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht) on this day in history.
1666 Cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55 on June - 11.
1672 On this day in history francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer
1674 On this day in history susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns, dies at 52
1676 On June - 11 battle at Ă–land: Danish & Dutch fleet under CM Tromp beats Sweden
1685 James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II on June - 11.
1690 On June - 11 english king Willem III departs to Ireland
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 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.