0812 Muhammad at-Taqi, Muslim Shia Imam (d. 835) was born on this day in history.
1484 Antonio da Sangallo the Younger, Italian architect (d. 1546) was born on April - 12.
1500 On this day in history birth of joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist
1526 Muretus, French humanist (d. 1585) was born on this day in history.
1550 Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604) was born on this day in history.
1577 Christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648) was born on April - 12.
1579 On April - 12 birth of francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France
1626 On April - 12 birth of paul Hainlein, composer
0065 On April - 12 death of seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist
0238 On April - 12 death of gordian II, heir to the Roman Empire (killed in battle)
0352 On April - 12 julius I, pope (337-52), dies
0434 Death of Archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople on April - 12.
1125 Death of Vladislaus I of Bohemia on April - 12.
1443 On this day in history death of henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury
1550 On this day in history claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53
1555 On April - 12 johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75