312 in history

312 events chronologically

Oct 27 Constantine the Great is said to have received his famous Vision of the Cross
Oct 28 Battle of the Milvian Bridge: Constantine I defeats Maxentius, becoming the sole Roman emperor in the West
Oct 29 Constantine the Great enters Rome after his victory at the Battle of the Milvian Bridge, stages a grand adventus in the city, and is met with popular jubilation. Maxentius' body is fished out of the Tiber and beheaded

Died in 312

Jan 7 Lucian of Antioch a Christian presbyter, theologian and martyr. He was noted for both his scholarship and ascetic piety
Oct 28 Maxentius Roman Emperor from 306 to 312. He was the son of former Emperor Maximian and the son-in-law of Emperor Galerius