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#TodayInHistory – June 21

June 21 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 68 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Roman General Vespasian conquers Jericho during the Great Jewish Revolt 1498 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Jews are expelled from Nurenberg Bavaria by […]

#TodayInHistory – June 20

June 20 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 451 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Battle of the Catalaunian Plains: Roman and Visigoths forces defeat Attila the Hun in north east France 1214 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ […]

#TodayInHistory – June 19

June 19 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1306 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ The Earl of Pembroke’s army defeats Robert the Bruce’s Scottish army at the Battle of Methven 1829 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Sir […]

#TodayInHistory – June 18

June 18 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 618 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Coronation of the Chinese governor Li Yuan as Emperor Gaozu of Tang, the new Emperor of China, initiating three […]

#TodayInHistory – June 17

June 17 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 656 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Ali ibn Abu Talib elected the 4th Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate. 1462 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Vlad III the Impaler attempts […]

#TodayInHistory – June 16

June 16 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1784 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Holland forbids the wearing of orange clothes ๐Ÿฅป 1794 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ 1st stone laid at biggest Dutch grain windmill De […]

#TodayInHistory – June 15

June 15 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 763 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Assyrians record a solar eclipse that will be used to fix the chronology of Mesopotamian history. 1215 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ […]

#TodayInHistory – June 14

June 14 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1276 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ While taking exile in Fuzhou, southern China, from advancing Mongol invaders, remnants of the Song Dynasty court hold coronation […]

#TodayInHistory – June 13

June 13 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1373 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of Alliance (world’s oldest extant) signed in London 1381 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Peasant army marches into London. During the […]

#TodayInHistory – June 12

June 12 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1381 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Peasants’ Revolt: in England, rebels arrive at Blackheath 1830 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Beginning of the French colonization of Algeria: 34,000 French […]

#TodayInHistory – June 11

June 11 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1184 BC ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Trojan War: Troy is sacked and burned, according to calculations by Eratosthenes 631 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Emperor Taizong of Tang […]

#TodayInHistory – June 10

June 10 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 1190 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Third Crusade: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa drowns while crossing the Saleph River (modern Turkey) leading an army […]

#TodayInHistory – June 9

June 9 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 68 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Roman Emperor Nero commits suicide, imploring his secretary Epaphroditos to slit his throat to evade a Senate-imposed death by […]

#TodayInHistory – June 8

June 8 โ€“ Some important events on this day. 452 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Italy invaded by Attila the Hun 793 ๐Ÿ‘‰๐Ÿผ Vikings in long ships from modern-day Norway plunder St Cuthbert’s monastery […]