Historical Events In June - 18
Thursday, 20 June 2019
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 On this day in history 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 June - 18.
1178 Proposed time of origin of lunar crater Giordano Bruno on June - 18.
1264 The Parliament of Ireland meets at Castledermot in County Kildare, the first definitively known meeting of this Irish legislature on June - 18.
1291 Alfonso III, King of Aragon (1285-91), dies on June - 18.
1316 On June - 18 peace of Fexhe: prince-bishop Adolf II of Mark & Luikse towns
1464 Rogier van der Weyden, Flemish painter, dies at 65 on June - 18.
1511 On June - 18 bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor/architect
1529 Blackfriars begin: Henry VIII & Catharina of Aragon on June - 18.
1538 On June - 18 treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I
1541 On June - 18 irish parliament selects Henry VIII as king of Ireland
1574 Polish King Hendrik of Anjou secretly leaves Poland on this day in history.
1580 On June - 18 states of Utrecht forbid catholic worship
1580 Juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies on this day in history.
1581 On this day in history thomas Overbury, poet (baptized)
1583 Richard Martin of London takes out 1st life insurance policy, on William Gibbons, premium was £383 on this day in history.
1588 On this day in history anna, daughter of prince Willem I/Anna van Saksen, dies at 24
1629 On this day in history sea battle at Dungeness: Piet Heyn vs Dunkerk Cape
1629 On this day in history 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 Skirmish at Chalgrove Field: Prince Rupert parliamentary armies on this day in history.
1667 On June - 18 louise Henriette, daughter of Frederik Hendrik, dies at 39
1669 On June - 18 abraham Crijnssen, Swiss admiral, conquered Suriname, dies
1681 Feofan Prokopovich, theologian, archbishop of Novgorod, westernizer on this day in history.
1682 On June - 18 william Penn founds Philadelphia, US
1686 On this day in history johann Quirsfeld, composer, dies at 43
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 June - 18.
1740 Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor on June - 18.
1744 On June - 18 augustin Holler, composer
1757 Battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia on June - 18.