Historical Events In June - 18
Thursday, 22 August 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 June - 18.
0860 On this day in history swedish Vikings attack Constantinople
1155 Pope Adrian IV crowns Frederick I Barbarossa Roman-German Emperor on this day in history.
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 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 June - 18.
1464 Rogier van der Weyden, Flemish painter, dies at 65 on this day in history.
1511 On June - 18 bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor/architect
1529 Blackfriars begin: Henry VIII & Catharina of Aragon on June - 18.
1538 On this day in history treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I
1541 Irish parliament selects Henry VIII as king of Ireland on this day in history.
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 On this day in history juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies
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 June - 18.
1588 On this day in history 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 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 On June - 18 skirmish at Chalgrove Field: Prince Rupert parliamentary armies
1667 Louise Henriette, daughter of Frederik Hendrik, dies at 39 on June - 18.
1669 On June - 18 abraham Crijnssen, Swiss admiral, conquered Suriname, dies
1681 On June - 18 feofan Prokopovich, theologian, archbishop of Novgorod, westernizer
1682 William Penn founds Philadelphia, US on this day in history.
1686 Johann Quirsfeld, composer, dies at 43 on June - 18.
1716 Joseph M Vien, French (court)painter on this day in history.
1723 On June - 18 giuseppe Scarlotti, composer
1726 Michel-Richard Delalande, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1740 Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor on June - 18.
1744 On this day in history augustin Holler, composer
1757 On June - 18 battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia