Historical Events In June - 18
Friday, 17 January 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 On this day in history leo III de Isaurier, Byzantine Emperor (717-41), dies
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 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 this day in history.
1316 On this day in history peace of Fexhe: prince-bishop Adolf II of Mark & Luikse towns
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 June - 18 treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I
1541 Irish parliament selects Henry VIII as king of Ireland on June - 18.
1574 On June - 18 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 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 Â£383
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 this day in history.
1639 On June - 18 treaty of Berwick: End 1st Bishop war
1643 Skirmish at Chalgrove Field: Prince Rupert parliamentary armies on this day in history.
1667 Louise Henriette, daughter of Frederik Hendrik, dies at 39 on this day in history.
1669 Abraham Crijnssen, Swiss admiral, conquered Suriname, dies on this day in history.
1681 Feofan Prokopovich, theologian, archbishop of Novgorod, westernizer on June - 18.
1682 William Penn founds Philadelphia, US on this day in history.
1686 On June - 18 johann Quirsfeld, composer, dies at 43
1716 On this day in history joseph M Vien, French (court)painter
1723 On this day in history giuseppe Scarlotti, composer
1726 Michel-Richard Delalande, composer, dies at 68 on this day in history.
1740 On June - 18 karel van Poucke, Flemish sculptor
1744 On this day in history augustin Holler, composer
1757 On June - 18 battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia