Historical Events In June - 18
Saturday, 23 October 2021
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 this day in history.
0860 On June - 18 swedish Vikings attack Constantinople
1155 Pope Adrian IV crowns Frederick I Barbarossa Roman-German Emperor on June - 18.
1178 Proposed time of origin of lunar crater Giordano Bruno on June - 18.
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 On this day in history peace of Fexhe: prince-bishop Adolf II of Mark & Luikse towns
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 this day in history polish King Hendrik of Anjou secretly leaves Poland
1580 States of Utrecht forbid catholic worship on June - 18.
1580 Juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies on June - 18.
1581 On this day in history thomas Overbury, poet (baptized)
1583 On June - 18 richard Martin of London takes out 1st life insurance policy, on William Gibbons, premium was £383
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 Piet Heyn, lt-admiral (Spanish silver fleet), dies in battle at 51 on June - 18.
1639 On this day in history treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war
1643 On this day in history skirmish at Chalgrove Field: Prince Rupert parliamentary armies
1667 Louise Henriette, daughter of Frederik Hendrik, dies at 39 on this day in history.
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 June - 18.
1686 On June - 18 johann Quirsfeld, composer, dies at 43
1716 Joseph M Vien, French (court)painter on this day in history.
1723 Giuseppe Scarlotti, composer on this day in history.
1726 On this day in history michel-Richard Delalande, composer, dies at 68
1740 Karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor on this day in history.
1744 On this day in history augustin Holler, composer
1757 On June - 18 battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia