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The Roman Senate proclaims Galba as emperor. (8. June 68)

Battle of Antioch: with the support of the Syrian legions, Elagabalus defeats the forces of emperor Macrinus. He flees, but is captured near Chalcedon and later executed in Cappadocia. (8. June 218)

Muhammad, Islamic prophet, dies in Medina and is succeeded by Abu Bakr who becomes the first caliph of the Rashidun Caliphate. (8. June 632)

Vikings raid the abbey at Lindisfarne in Northumbria, commonly accepted as the beginning of the Scandinavian invasion of England. (8. June 793)

Edward the Confessor becomes King of England, one of the last Anglo-Saxon kings of England. (8. June 1042)

Richard I arrives in Acre (Palestine) thus beginning his crusade. (8. June 1191)

Richard le Scrope, the Archbishop of York, and Thomas Mowbray, Earl of Norfolk, are executed in York on Henry IV's orders. (8. June 1405)

Yadi Sakat, a Siddi general, razes the Mazagon Fort in Mumbai. (8. June 1690)

American Revolutionary War: Battle of Trois-Rivières – American attackers are driven back at Trois-Rivières, Quebec. (8. June 1776)

Laki, a volcano in Iceland, begins an eight-month eruption which kills over 9,000 people and starts a seven-year famine. (8. June 1783)

James Madison introduces twelve proposed amendments to the United States Constitution in the House of Representatives; by 1791, ten of them are ratified by the state legislatures and become the Bill of Rights; another is eventually ratified in 1992 to become the 27th Amendment. (8. June 1789)

Robespierre inaugurates the French Revolution's new state religion, the Cult of the Supreme Being, with large organized festivals all across France. (8. June 1794)

A group of 194 Pitcairn Islanders, descendants of the mutineers of HMS Bounty, arrives at Norfolk Island, commencing the Third Settlement of the Island. (8. June 1856)

American Civil War: Tennessee secedes from the Union. (8. June 1861)

American Civil War: Battle of Cross Keys – Confederate forces under General Stonewall Jackson save the Army of Northern Virginia from a Union assault on the James Peninsula led by General George B. McClellan. (8. June 1862)

Herman Hollerith applies for US patent #395,791 for the 'Art of Applying Statistics' – his punched card calculator. (8. June 1887)

Theodore Roosevelt signs the Antiquities Act into law, authorizing the President to restrict the use of certain parcels of public land with historical or conservation value. (8. June 1906)

Carl Laemmle incorporates Universal Pictures. (8. June 1912)

Second Northern Expedition: The National Revolutionary Army captures Peking, whose name is changed to Beijing ("Northern Capital"). (8. June 1928)

Margaret Bondfield is appointed Minister of Labour. She is the first woman appointed to the Cabinet of the United Kingdom. (8. June 1929)

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