Historical Events In June - 18
Saturday, 07 December 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 Leo III de Isaurier, Byzantine Emperor (717-41), dies on June - 18.
0860 Swedish Vikings attack Constantinople on this day in history.
1155 On this day in history pope Adrian IV crowns Frederick I Barbarossa Roman-German Emperor
1178 On this day in history proposed time of origin of lunar crater Giordano Bruno
1264 The Parliament of Ireland meets at Castledermot in County Kildare, the first definitively known meeting of this Irish legislature on June - 18.
1291 On June - 18 alfonso III, King of Aragon (1285-91), dies
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 June - 18.
1511 Bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor/architect on June - 18.
1529 On this day in history blackfriars begin: Henry VIII & Catharina of Aragon
1538 On June - 18 treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I
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 this day in history.
1580 On June - 18 juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies
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 Â£383 on June - 18.
1588 On June - 18 anna, daughter of prince Willem I/Anna van Saksen, dies at 24
1629 On June - 18 sea battle at Dungeness: Piet Heyn vs Dunkerk Cape
1629 Piet Heyn, lt-admiral (Spanish silver fleet), dies in battle at 51 on June - 18.
1639 On June - 18 treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war
1643 Skirmish at Chalgrove Field: Prince Rupert parliamentary armies on June - 18.
1667 On June - 18 louise Henriette, daughter of Frederik Hendrik, dies at 39
1669 Abraham Crijnssen, Swiss admiral, conquered Suriname, dies on this day in history.
1681 Feofan Prokopovich, theologian, archbishop of Novgorod, westernizer on this day in history.
1682 On June - 18 william Penn founds Philadelphia, US
1686 On June - 18 johann Quirsfeld, composer, dies at 43
1716 On June - 18 joseph M Vien, French (court)painter
1723 On this day in history giuseppe Scarlotti, composer
1726 Michel-Richard Delalande, composer, dies at 68 on June - 18.
1740 On this day in history karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor
1744 Augustin Holler, composer on June - 18.
1757 Battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia on this day in history.