On This Day

Events in History in June 451 AD

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)

King and Chieftain of the Hunnic Empire Attila
King and Chieftain of the Hunnic Empire
Attila
  • Jun 24 10th recorded perihelion passage of Halley's Comet