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#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 […]