Historical Events In June - 18
Sunday, 24 September 2023
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 Swedish Vikings attack Constantinople on this day in history.
1155 On this day in history pope Adrian IV crowns Frederick I Barbarossa Roman-German Emperor
1178 On June - 18 proposed time of origin of lunar crater Giordano Bruno
1264 On this day in history the Parliament of Ireland meets at Castledermot in County Kildare, the first definitively known meeting of this Irish legislature.
1291 On June - 18 alfonso III, King of Aragon (1285-91), dies
1316 On June - 18 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 this day in history bartolommeo Ammanati, Italian sculptor/architect
1529 On June - 18 blackfriars begin: Henry VIII & Catharina of Aragon
1538 Treaty of Nice: ends war between Emperor Charles V & King French I on this day in history.
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 On this day in history states of Utrecht forbid catholic worship
1580 On this day in history juliana van Stolberg, Engraver of Nassau, dies
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 Â£383 on this day in history.
1588 On this day in history 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 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 June - 18 louise Henriette, daughter of Frederik Hendrik, dies at 39
1669 On this day in history abraham Crijnssen, Swiss admiral, conquered Suriname, dies
1681 Feofan Prokopovich, theologian, archbishop of Novgorod, westernizer on June - 18.
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 June - 18.
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 June - 18.
1744 On June - 18 augustin Holler, composer
1757 Battle at Kolin Bohemia: Austrian army beats Prussia on this day in history.