On This Day

What Happened on April 12, 1550

Famous Birthdays

  • Edward de Vere, 17th Earl of Oxford, Lord Great Chamberlain of England, born in Hedingham Castle, Essex, England (d. 1604)

Famous Deaths

  • Claude of Lorraine, duke of Guise, dies at 53
1550 Highlights

About April 12, 1550

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 470 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Aries