On This Day

What Happened in June 451 AD

Historical Events

Victory in Battle

Jun 20 Battle of the Catalaunian Plains: Roman and Visigoths forces defeat Attila the Hun in north east France, alting Hun invasion of Roman Gaul (exact date disputed)

  • Jun 24 10th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet

Famous Deaths

  • Jun 20 Theodorid, King of the Visigoths