1298 On this day in history birth of albert II of Austria (d. 1358)
1418 Albert VI of Austria (d. 1463) was born on this day in history.
1574 On this day in history birth of anne van Denemarken, daughter of Danish King Frederik II
1574 Anne of Denmark, queen consort of James I of England (d. 1619) was born on December - 12.
1579 Heinrich Steuccius, composer was born on December - 12.
1610 On December - 12 birth of saint Vasilije (d. 1671)
1630 On this day in history birth of olof Rudbeck, composer
1659 Francesco Galli-Bibiena, Italian architect/designer (d. 1739) was born on this day in history.
0884 On this day in history carloman, co-king of France (879, 882-884), dies
1112 On December - 12 tancred, monarch of Galilea/Edessa/Antioch, dies
1204 Maimonides, [Moses Ben Maimon], Span/Egyptian rabbi, dies at 69 on this day in history.
1212 On December - 12 death of geoffrey, Archbishop of York
1263 On December - 12 hakon IV, Gamli, King of Norway (1217-63), dies
1574 On December - 12 death of selim II, Ottoman Sultan (b. 1524)
1586 Death of Stefan Batory, King of Poland (b. 1533) on December - 12.
1600 On December - 12 john Craig, Scottish church reformer/James VI's court vicar, dies