Historical Events In June - 18
Monday, 18 February 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 Leo III de Isaurier, Byzantine Emperor (717-41), dies on this day in history.
0860 Swedish Vikings attack Constantinople on this day in history.
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 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 this day in history peace of Fexhe: prince-bishop Adolf II of Mark & Luikse towns
1464 On June - 18 rogier van der Weyden, Flemish painter, dies at 65
1511 On this day in history 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 June - 18.
1541 Irish parliament selects Henry VIII as king of Ireland on this day in history.
1574 On June - 18 polish King Hendrik of Anjou secretly leaves Poland
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 Anna, daughter of prince Willem I/Anna van Saksen, dies at 24 on June - 18.
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 Treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war on June - 18.
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 June - 18.
1681 On June - 18 feofan Prokopovich, theologian, archbishop of Novgorod, westernizer
1682 William Penn founds Philadelphia, US on this day in history.
1686 On June - 18 johann Quirsfeld, composer, dies at 43
1716 On June - 18 joseph M Vien, French (court)painter
1723 Giuseppe Scarlotti, composer on this day in history.
1726 Michel-Richard Delalande, composer, dies at 68 on June - 18.
1740 On June - 18 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.