Historical Events In June - 18
Saturday, 31 July 2021
0618 On this day in history 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.
0741 Leo III de Isaurier, Byzantine Emperor (717-41), dies on June - 18.
0860 On June - 18 swedish Vikings attack Constantinople
1155 Pope Adrian IV crowns Frederick I Barbarossa Roman-German Emperor on this day in history.
1178 On this day in history proposed time of origin of lunar crater Giordano Bruno
1264 On June - 18 the Parliament of Ireland meets at Castledermot in County Kildare, the first definitively known meeting of this Irish legislature.
1291 On June - 18 alfonso III, King of Aragon (1285-91), dies
1316 On this day in history peace of Fexhe: prince-bishop Adolf II of Mark & Luikse towns
1464 On June - 18 rogier van der Weyden, Flemish painter, dies at 65
1511 On June - 18 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 Irish parliament selects Henry VIII as king of Ireland on June - 18.
1574 On this day in history polish King Hendrik of Anjou secretly leaves Poland
1580 On this day in history states of Utrecht forbid catholic worship
1580 On this day in history juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies
1581 On June - 18 thomas Overbury, poet (baptized)
1583 Richard Martin of London takes out 1st life insurance policy, on William Gibbons, premium was £383 on June - 18.
1588 On this day in history anna, daughter of prince Willem I/Anna van Saksen, dies at 24
1629 Sea battle at Dungeness: Piet Heyn vs Dunkerk Cape on June - 18.
1629 Piet Heyn, lt-admiral (Spanish silver fleet), dies in battle at 51 on June - 18.
1639 Treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war on this day in history.
1643 Skirmish at Chalgrove Field: Prince Rupert parliamentary armies on June - 18.
1667 Louise Henriette, daughter of Frederik Hendrik, dies at 39 on June - 18.
1669 Abraham Crijnssen, Swiss admiral, conquered Suriname, dies on June - 18.
1681 On June - 18 feofan Prokopovich, theologian, archbishop of Novgorod, westernizer
1682 William Penn founds Philadelphia, US on this day in history.
1686 Johann Quirsfeld, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1716 Joseph M Vien, French (court)painter on this day in history.
1723 Giuseppe Scarlotti, composer on June - 18.
1726 Michel-Richard Delalande, composer, dies at 68 on June - 18.
1740 Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor on this day in history.
1744 On this day in history augustin Holler, composer
1757 On this day in history battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia