Historical Events In June - 11
Monday, 17 June 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 this day in history.
1184 -BC- Greeks finally captured Troy on this day in history.
1216 Hendrik of Constantinople, emperor of Constantinople (1206-16), dies on June - 11.
1231 Harderwijk becomes a city on June - 11.
1249 On this day in history adelheid van Schaarbeek, Flemish mystic/saint, dies
1345 The megas doux Alexios Apokaukos, chief minister of the Byzantine Empire, is lynched by political prisoners on this day in history.
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 June - 11.
1488 James III, king of Scotland, dies in battle on June - 11.
1509 On this day in history england's King Henry VIII marries Catherine of Aragon
1509 On this day in history 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 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 June - 11.
1572 On this day in history 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 June - 11.
1666 -14] Vierdaagse Sea battle (Ruyter-Monk vs Prince Ruprecht) on June - 11.
1666 On this day in history cornelis Evertsen the Old, Swiss vice-admiral, dies in battle at 55
1672 On June - 11 francesco Antonio Bonporti, composer
1674 Susanna van Baerle, Dutch poet/wife of Geeraert Burns, dies at 52 on June - 11.
1676 On this day in history battle at Öland: Danish & Dutch fleet under CM Tromp beats Sweden
1685 On June - 11 james Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II
1690 English king Willem III departs to Ireland on this day in history.
1697 On this day in history francesco A Vallotti, Italian organist/composer/theorist
1698 Balthasar Bekker, Frisian theologist (Enchanted World), dies at 64 on June - 11.
1699 England, France & Neth agree on 2nd Extermination treaty of Spain on this day in history.
1704 Jose Antonio Carlos de Seixas, composer on June - 11.
1719 Franz K von Velbruck, German free mason/prince-bishop of Luik on this day in history.
1723 On this day in history j G Palitzsch, 1st saw Halley's comet on return, Prolitz