Important events from April 12
April 12, 65 AD — Lucius Annaeus Seneca, or Seneca the Younger, Roman philosopher, died. (b. ca. 4 BC)
April 12, 238 — Gordian II loses the Battle of Carthage against the forces of Maximin the Thracian and is killed. Upon hearing the news, his father Gordian I commits suicide.
April 12, 467 — Anthemius is elected emperor of the Western Roman Empire.
April 12, 627 — King Edwin of Northumbria is converted to Christianity by the Bishop of York, Paulinus.