Historical Events In June - 18
Thursday, 18 April 2019
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 On June - 18 leo III de Isaurier, Byzantine Emperor (717-41), dies
0860 On this day in history 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 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 Blackfriars begin: Henry VIII & Catharina of Aragon on June - 18.
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 June - 18 polish King Hendrik of Anjou secretly leaves Poland
1580 States of Utrecht forbid catholic worship on June - 18.
1580 Juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies on this day in history.
1581 Thomas Overbury, poet (baptized) on June - 18.
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 this day in history.
1629 On June - 18 piet Heyn, lt-admiral (Spanish silver fleet), dies in battle at 51
1639 On June - 18 treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war
1643 Skirmish at Chalgrove Field: Prince Rupert parliamentary armies on this day in history.
1667 On this day in history louise Henriette, daughter of Frederik Hendrik, dies at 39
1669 Abraham Crijnssen, Swiss admiral, conquered Suriname, dies on June - 18.
1681 On this day in history feofan Prokopovich, theologian, archbishop of Novgorod, westernizer
1682 On June - 18 william Penn founds Philadelphia, US
1686 Johann Quirsfeld, composer, dies at 43 on June - 18.
1716 On this day in history joseph M Vien, French (court)painter
1723 Giuseppe Scarlotti, composer on June - 18.
1726 Michel-Richard Delalande, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1740 Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor on this day in history.
1744 On June - 18 augustin Holler, composer
1757 On June - 18 battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia