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#TodayInHistory – June 30

June 30 – Some important events on this day. 1294 👉🏼 Jews are expelled from Berne, Switzerland 🇨🇭 1520 👉🏼 Spanish conquistadors are expelled from Tenochtitlan following an Aztec revolt […]

#TodayInHistory – June 29

June 29 – Some important events on this day. 512 👉🏼 A solar eclipse is recorded by a monastic chronicler in Ireland. 🌓 1534 👉🏼 Jacques Cartier discovers Prince Edward […]

#TodayInHistory – June 28

June 28 – Some important events on this day. 1389 👉🏼 Ottomans defeat Serbian army in the bloody Battle of Kosovo, opening the way for the Ottoman conquest of Southeastern […]

#TodayInHistory – June 27

June 27 – Some important events on this day. 1358 👉🏼 Republic of Dubrovnik is founded 1542 👉🏼 Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo sets sail from the Mexican port of Navidad to […]

#TodayInHistory – June 26

June 26 – Some important events on this day. 363 👉🏼 Roman Emperor Julian is killed during retreat from the Sassanid Empire. General Jovian is proclaimed Emperor by troops on […]

#TodayInHistory – June 25

June 25 – Some important events on this day. 1183 👉🏼 Peace of Konstanz signed between Hohenstaufen Emperor Frederick Barbarossa and Italian Lombard League 1630 👉🏼 Fork introduced to American […]

#TodayInHistory – June 24

June 24 – Some important events on this day. 843 👉🏼 Vikings destroy Nantes 972 👉🏼 Battle of Cedynia, the first documented victory of Polish forces. Mieszko I of Poland […]

#TodayInHistory – June 23

June 23 – Some important events on this day. 930 👉🏼 World’s oldest parliament, the Icelandic Parliament, the Alþingi (anglicised as Althing or Althingi), established. 🇮🇸 1683 👉🏼 William Penn […]

#TodayInHistory – June 22

June 22 – Some important events on this day. 168 BC 👉🏼 Battle of Pydna: Romans under Lucius Aemilius Paullus defeat and capture Macedonian King Perseus, ending the Third Macedonian […]

#TodayInHistory – June 21

June 21 – Some important events on this day. 68 👉🏼 Roman General Vespasian conquers Jericho during the Great Jewish Revolt 1498 👉🏼 Jews are expelled from Nurenberg Bavaria by […]

#TodayInHistory – June 20

June 20 – Some important events on this day. 451 👉🏼 Battle of the Catalaunian Plains: Roman and Visigoths forces defeat Attila the Hun in north east France 1214 👉🏼 […]

#TodayInHistory – June 19

June 19 – Some important events on this day. 1306 👉🏼 The Earl of Pembroke’s army defeats Robert the Bruce’s Scottish army at the Battle of Methven 1829 👉🏼 Sir […]

#TodayInHistory – June 18

June 18 – Some important events on this day. 618 👉🏼 Coronation of the Chinese governor Li Yuan as Emperor Gaozu of Tang, the new Emperor of China, initiating three […]

#TodayInHistory – June 17

June 17 – Some important events on this day. 656 👉🏼 Ali ibn Abu Talib elected the 4th Caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate. 1462 👉🏼 Vlad III the Impaler attempts […]

#TodayInHistory – June 16

June 16 – Some important events on this day. 1784 👉🏼 Holland forbids the wearing of orange clothes 🥻 1794 👉🏼 1st stone laid at biggest Dutch grain windmill De […]

#TodayInHistory – June 15

June 15 – Some important events on this day. 763 BC 👉🏼 Assyrians record a solar eclipse that will be used to fix the chronology of Mesopotamian history. 1215 👉🏼 […]

#TodayInHistory – June 14

June 14 – Some important events on this day. 1276 👉🏼 While taking exile in Fuzhou, southern China, from advancing Mongol invaders, remnants of the Song Dynasty court hold coronation […]

#TodayInHistory – June 13

June 13 – Some important events on this day. 1373 👉🏼 Anglo-Portuguese Treaty of Alliance (world’s oldest extant) signed in London 1381 👉🏼 Peasant army marches into London. During the […]

#TodayInHistory – June 12

June 12 – Some important events on this day. 1381 👉🏼 Peasants’ Revolt: in England, rebels arrive at Blackheath 1830 👉🏼 Beginning of the French colonization of Algeria: 34,000 French […]

#TodayInHistory – June 11

June 11 – Some important events on this day. 1184 BC 👉🏼 Trojan War: Troy is sacked and burned, according to calculations by Eratosthenes 631 👉🏼 Emperor Taizong of Tang […]

#TodayInHistory – June 10

June 10 – Some important events on this day. 1190 👉🏼 Third Crusade: Holy Roman Emperor Frederick I Barbarossa drowns while crossing the Saleph River (modern Turkey) leading an army […]

#TodayInHistory – June 9

June 9 – Some important events on this day. 68 👉🏼 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 – Some important events on this day. 452 👉🏼 Italy invaded by Attila the Hun 793 👉🏼 Vikings in long ships from modern-day Norway plunder St Cuthbert’s monastery […]

Why an American bought the London Bridge

Born on this day, June 7 1761, Scottish civil engineer John Rennie was responsible for three important landmarks in central London: Waterloo Bridge, Southwark Bridge and London Bridge which, in […]

#TodayInHistory – June 7

June 7 – Some important events on this day. 1340 👉🏼 Rotterdam Netherlands founded 🇳🇱 1420 👉🏼 Troops of the Republic of Venice capture Udine, ending the independence of the […]