12 BC facts for kids

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Millennium: 1st millennium BC
Centuries: 2nd century BC1st century BC1st century
Decades: 40s BC  30s BC  20s BC  – 10s BC –  0s BC  0s  10s
Years: 15 BC 14 BC 13 BC12 BC11 BC 10 BC BC
12 BC in other calendars
Gregorian calendar 12 BC
Ab urbe condita 742
Armenian calendar N/A
Assyrian calendar 4739
Bahá'í calendar -1855–-1854
Bengali calendar -604
Berber calendar 939
English Regnal year N/A
Buddhist calendar 533
Burmese calendar -649
Byzantine calendar 5497–5498
Chinese calendar 戊申
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Coptic calendar -295–-294
Ethiopian calendar -19–-18
Hebrew calendar 3749–3750
Hindu calendars
 - Vikram Samvat 45–46
 - Shaka Samvat N/A
 - Kali Yuga 3090–3091
Holocene calendar 9989
Iranian calendar 633 BP – 632 BP
Islamic calendar 652 BH – 651 BH
Japanese calendar
Korean calendar 2322
Minguo calendar 1923 before ROC
Thai solar calendar 532

Year 12 BC was either a common year starting on Saturday, Sunday or Monday or a leap year starting on Sunday of the Julian calendar. At the time, it was known as the Year of the Consulship of Messalla and Quirinius.



  • Marcus Valerius Messalla Barbatus, member of the Roman Senate (d. AD 20)
  • Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa Postumus, son of Julia the Elder and grandson of Augustus (d. AD 14)


for more information, see Category:12 BC deaths.

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