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 this day in history.
1500 On this day in history birth of joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist
1526 On April - 12 birth of muretus, French humanist (d. 1585)
1550 On April - 12 birth of edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, English politician (d. 1604)
1577 Christian IV of Denmark (d. 1648) was born on April - 12.
1579 Francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France was born on this day in history.
1626 Paul Hainlein, composer was born on this day in history.
0065 Death of Seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist on April - 12.
0238 Death of Gordian II, heir to the Roman Empire (killed in battle) on this day in history.
0352 Julius I, pope (337-52), dies on this day in history.
0434 On April - 12 death of archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople
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 Johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75 on April - 12.