Historical Events In June - 18
Tuesday, 11 December 2018
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 this day in history.
0741 On this day in history leo III de Isaurier, Byzantine Emperor (717-41), dies
0860 Swedish Vikings attack Constantinople on June - 18.
1155 Pope Adrian IV crowns Frederick I Barbarossa Roman-German Emperor on June - 18.
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 this day in history.
1464 On this day in history rogier van der Weyden, Flemish painter, dies at 65
1511 On June - 18 bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor/architect
1529 Blackfriars begin: Henry VIII & Catharina of Aragon on this day in history.
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 June - 18 polish King Hendrik of Anjou secretly leaves Poland
1580 States of Utrecht forbid catholic worship on June - 18.
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 this day in history.
1588 On June - 18 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 Piet Heyn, lt-admiral (Spanish silver fleet), dies in battle at 51 on June - 18.
1639 Treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war on June - 18.
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 On June - 18 abraham Crijnssen, Swiss admiral, conquered Suriname, dies
1681 On this day in history feofan Prokopovich, theologian, archbishop of Novgorod, westernizer
1682 William Penn founds Philadelphia, US on June - 18.
1686 Johann Quirsfeld, composer, dies at 43 on June - 18.
1716 Joseph M Vien, French (court)painter on this day in history.
1723 Giuseppe Scarlotti, composer on June - 18.
1726 On June - 18 michel-Richard Delalande, composer, dies at 68
1740 On June - 18 karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor
1744 On this day in history augustin Holler, composer
1757 Battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia on June - 18.