Historical Events In April - 12
Wednesday, 08 February 2023
0065 Seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, statesman and dramatist on this day in history.
0238 On April - 12 gordian II, heir to the Roman Empire (killed in battle)
0352 On this day in history julius I, pope (337-52), dies
0434 Archbishop Maximianus of Constantinople on April - 12.
0467 On April - 12 anthemius is elevated to Emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
1065 On April - 12 pilgrims under bishop Gunther of Bamberg reach Jerusalem
1111 On April - 12 pope Paschalis II crowns Henry V, Roman emperor
1125 Vladislaus I of Bohemia on April - 12.
1204 4th Crusade sacks Constantinople on this day in history.
1204 Fourth Crusade sacks Constantinople Or was it Instanbul? on April - 12.
1204 On April - 12 4th Crusade occupies & plunders Constantinople
1229 On this day in history queen Blanche of Castile & earl Raymond VII van Toulouse sign peace
1385 John without Fear marries Margaretha of Brabant on April - 12.
1443 Henry Chichele, Archbishop of Canterbury on this day in history.
1500 Joachim Camerarius, [Liebhard Kammerer], German humanist on this day in history.
1545 On this day in history french king Francois I orders protestants of Vaudois to be killed
1550 On April - 12 claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53
1555 On April - 12 johanna de Wanzinnige, Queen of Castilie (1504-20), dies at 75
1557 On April - 12 cuenca is founded in Ecuador.
1579 Francois de Bassompierre, marshal of France on this day in history.
1583 William of Orange marries Louise de Coligny on this day in history.
1605 On this day in history boris Godunov, Tsar of Russia (1598-1605), dies
1606 On April - 12 england adopts the Union Jack as its flag
1606 England adopts the Union Jack as its flag God save the king on this day in history.
1606 England adopts Union Jack as its flag on this day in history.
1626 On April - 12 paul Hainlein, composer
1648 University of Harderwijk Neth solemn opens on this day in history.
1654 Ordinance of Union between England and Scotland passed by the Council of State on April - 12.
1687 On April - 12 ambrose Dixon, Virginia Colony pioneer
1690 Miguel Gomez Camargo, composer, dies at 71 on April - 12.
1692 On this day in history giuseppe Tartini, composer, Istria
1695 Caspar Burman, historian/mayor (Utrecht Neth) on this day in history.
1704 John Hudde, 21x mayor of Amsterdam, dies at 76 on this day in history.
1709 On April - 12 1st edition of Tattler magazine in England