June 12th in History1665: England establishes New York city as the name for the city they've just acquired which was formerly known as new Amsterdam
1898: The Phillipines declare independence from Spain.
1922: Insulin patented
1944: The first V1 rocket falls on England during World War 2
June 12th birthdays1519: Cosimo de Medici, Florencian monarch
1890: Egon Schiele, German painter
1924: George Bush, Former (41st) US President
1929: Anne Frank, Dutch wartime diarist