On This Day

What Happened in June 1219

Historical Events

  • Jun 15 King Valdemar brought victory for Denmark

DenmarkDannebrog - World's Oldest National Flag

Jun 15 Dannebrog is the flag of Denmark and the oldest national flag in the world. According to legend, it fell from the sky during the Battle of Lyndanisse (now Tallinn) in Estonia, and turned the Danes' luck
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According to legend the Dannebrog fell from the sky during the Battle of Lyndanisse in 1219
According to legend the Dannebrog fell from the sky during the Battle of Lyndanisse in 1219