What Happened in April 1512

Historical Events

Battle of Ravenna

Apr 11 Battle of Ravenna: French forces under Gaston de Foix defeat the Holy League in a major battle of the Italian Wars

Famous Birthdays

James V

Apr 10 James V, King of Scotland (1513-42), born in Linlithgow Palace, Linlithgow, Scotland (d. 1542)

Famous Deaths

  • Apr 3 Richard Pafraet, Dutch printer, dies
  • Apr 11 Gaston de Foix, French pretender to Navarra throne, dies in battle