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Trojan War: Troy is sacked and burned, according to calculations by Eratosthenes. (11. June 1184. BC)

Alexander the Great dies in the palace of Nebuchadnezzar II in Babylon (11. June 323. BC)

Marcomannic Wars: The Roman army in Moravia is encircled by the Quadi, who have broken the peace treaty (171). In a violent thunderstorm emperor Marcus Aurelius defeats and subdues them in the so-called "miracle of the rain". (11. June 173)

Emperor Taizong of Tang, the Emperor of China, sends envoys to the Xueyantuo bearing gold and silk in order to seek the release of enslaved Chinese prisoners captured during the transition from Sui to Tang from the northern frontier; this embassy succeeded in freeing 80,000 Chinese men and women who were then returned to China. (11. June 631)

A Hasanid Alid uprising in Mecca is crushed by the Abbasids at the Battle of Fakhkh. Idris ibn Abdallah flees to the Maghreb, where he later founds the Idrisid dynasty. (11. June 786)

The megas doux Alexios Apokaukos, chief minister of the Byzantine Empire, is lynched by political prisoners. (11. June 1345)

Hundred Years' War: start of the Battle of Jargeau. (11. June 1429)

Battle of Sauchieburn: fought between rebel Lords and James III of Scotland, resulting in the death of the King. (11. June 1488)

Henry VIII of England marries Catherine of Aragon. (11. June 1509)

Philip II recognizes the rights and privileges of the local nobles and chieftains in the Philippines, which paved way to the stabilization of the rule of the Principalía (an elite ruling class of native nobility in Spanish Philippines). (11. June 1594)

British explorer Captain James Cook runs aground on the Great Barrier Reef. (11. June 1770)

The American Revolutionary War's first naval engagement, the Battle of Machias, results in the capture of a small British naval vessel. (11. June 1775)

The Continental Congress appoints Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston to the Committee of Five to draft a declaration of independence. (11. June 1776)

Russian explorer Gerasim Izmailov reaches Alaska. (11. June 1788)

A fire consumes large portions of Detroit in the Michigan Territory. (11. June 1805)

The first cornerstone is laid for Fort Hamilton in New York City. (11. June 1825)

The Broad Street Riot occurs in Boston, fueled by ethnic tensions between Yankees and Irish. (11. June 1837)

The Naval Battle of Riachuelo is fought on the rivulet Riachuelo (Argentina), between the Paraguayan Navy on one side and the Brazilian Navy on the other. The Brazilian victory was crucial for the later success of the Triple Alliance (Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina) in the Paraguayan War. (11. June 1865)

The Limelight Department, one of the world's first film studios, is officially established in Melbourne, Australia. (11. June 1892)

Spanish-American War: U.S. war ships set sail for Cuba. (11. June 1898)

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