Historical Events In June - 18
Wednesday, 05 August 2020
0618 Coronation of the Chinese governor Li Yuan as Emperor Gaozu of Tang, the new Emperor of China, initiating three centuries of the Tang Dynasty's rule over China on June - 18.
0741 Leo III de Isaurier, Byzantine Emperor (717-41), dies on this day in history.
0860 On this day in history swedish Vikings attack Constantinople
1155 On this day in history pope Adrian IV crowns Frederick I Barbarossa Roman-German Emperor
1178 Proposed time of origin of lunar crater Giordano Bruno on June - 18.
1264 On this day in history the Parliament of Ireland meets at Castledermot in County Kildare, the first definitively known meeting of this Irish legislature.
1291 Alfonso III, King of Aragon (1285-91), dies on June - 18.
1316 Peace of Fexhe: prince-bishop Adolf II of Mark & Luikse towns on June - 18.
1464 Rogier van der Weyden, Flemish painter, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1511 On this day in history bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor/architect
1529 On June - 18 blackfriars begin: Henry VIII & Catharina of Aragon
1538 Treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I on June - 18.
1541 On this day in history irish parliament selects Henry VIII as king of Ireland
1574 Polish King Hendrik of Anjou secretly leaves Poland on this day in history.
1580 States of Utrecht forbid catholic worship on June - 18.
1580 Juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies on June - 18.
1581 Thomas Overbury, poet (baptized) on this day in history.
1583 On June - 18 richard Martin of London takes out 1st life insurance policy, on William Gibbons, premium was Â£383
1588 Anna, daughter of prince Willem I/Anna van Saksen, dies at 24 on this day in history.
1629 On June - 18 sea battle at Dungeness: Piet Heyn vs Dunkerk Cape
1629 On June - 18 piet Heyn, lt-admiral (Spanish silver fleet), dies in battle at 51
1639 On this day in history treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war
1643 On this day in history skirmish at Chalgrove Field: Prince Rupert parliamentary armies
1667 Louise Henriette, daughter of Frederik Hendrik, dies at 39 on June - 18.
1669 On June - 18 abraham Crijnssen, Swiss admiral, conquered Suriname, dies
1681 On June - 18 feofan Prokopovich, theologian, archbishop of Novgorod, westernizer
1682 William Penn founds Philadelphia, US on June - 18.
1686 Johann Quirsfeld, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1716 On this day in history joseph M Vien, French (court)painter
1723 On this day in history giuseppe Scarlotti, composer
1726 On this day in history michel-Richard Delalande, composer, dies at 68
1740 Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor on this day in history.
1744 Augustin Holler, composer on June - 18.
1757 On June - 18 battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia