On This Day

What Happened on July 12, 1536

Famous Deaths


Person of interestErasmus

Desiderius Erasmus, humanist/priest (Novum instrumentum omne), dies at 69

Humanist and Theologian Erasmus
Humanist and Theologian
Erasmus

1536 Highlights

About July 12, 1536

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 484 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Star Sign: Cancer