Historical Events In June - 18
Friday, 23 October 2020
0618 On June - 18 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 Swedish Vikings attack Constantinople on this day in history.
1155 Pope Adrian IV crowns Frederick I Barbarossa Roman-German Emperor on this day in history.
1178 On June - 18 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 this day in history.
1291 On this day in history alfonso III, King of Aragon (1285-91), dies
1316 Peace of Fexhe: prince-bishop Adolf II of Mark & Luikse towns on this day in history.
1464 Rogier van der Weyden, Flemish painter, dies at 65 on June - 18.
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 this day in history.
1541 On June - 18 irish parliament selects Henry VIII as king of Ireland
1574 On this day in history polish King Hendrik of Anjou secretly leaves Poland
1580 States of Utrecht forbid catholic worship on this day in history.
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 this day in history.
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 this day in history.
1639 On this day in history 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 On this day in history abraham Crijnssen, Swiss admiral, conquered Suriname, dies
1681 Feofan Prokopovich, theologian, archbishop of Novgorod, westernizer on this day in history.
1682 On this day in history william Penn founds Philadelphia, US
1686 Johann Quirsfeld, composer, dies at 43 on this day in history.
1716 Joseph M Vien, French (court)painter on June - 18.
1723 Giuseppe Scarlotti, composer on June - 18.
1726 On June - 18 michel-Richard Delalande, composer, dies at 68
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