July 12 Holidays

July 12 Holidays & National Days & Fun Days | July 12 Calendar

July 12th Daily Holidays include:

  • Different Colored Eyes Day
  • Etch a Sketch Day
  • National Eat Your Jello Day
  • National Pecan Pie Day
  • New Conversations Day
  • Night of Nights
  • Orangemen’s Day – (Also known as Glorious Twelfth and The Twelfth)
  • Paper Bag Day
  • Simplicity Day

July 12: Famous Birthdays

  • July 12,100 BC – Julius Caesar, Roman politician and General (d. 44 BC)
  • July 12,1730 – Josiah Wedgwood, English potter who founded the Wedgwood Company (d. 1795)
  • July 12,1854 – George Eastman, American businessman who founded Eastman Kodak (d. 1933)
  • July 12,1908 – Milton Berle, American comedian and actor (d. 2002)
  • July 12,1943 – Christine McVie, English singer, songwriter, member of Fleetwood Mac
  • July 12,1951 – Cheryl Ladd, American actress (Charlies Angels)
  • July 12,1971 – Kristi Yamaguchi, American figure skater
  • July 12,1978 – Michelle Rodriguez, American actress (Fast and Furious movies)

July 12: Historical Events

  • July 12,1543 – King Henry VIII of England marries Catherine Parr who was his sixth and last wife
  • July 12,1561 – Saint Basil’s Cathedral is Moscow is consecrated
  • July 12,1776 – Captain James Cook begins his third voyage
  • July 12,1804 – A day after being shot in a duel, former US Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton dies
  • July 12,1862 – The U.S. Congress authorizes the Medal of Honor
  • July 12,1971 – The Australian Aboriginal Flag is flown for the first time
  • July 12,2006 – The 2006 Lebanon War begins
  • July 12,2012 – More than 100 people are killed in Okobie, Nigeria from a tank truck explosion

July 12: Music Events

  • July 12,1962 – The Rolling Stones have their first concert at the Marquee Club in London
  • July 12,1969 – In the Year 2525 by Zager and Evans hits #1 in the US
  • July 12,1969 – Blind Faith, a group with Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood tour in the US starting with a show at Madison Square Garden in NYC.
  • July 12,1971 – I’d Like to Teach the World To Sing by The New Seekers is released
  • July 12,2004 – Baby Girl by Sugarland is released as their debut single

July 12: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for July 12 is Cancer.

July Birthstone:

What is the July Birthstone? Ruby

The July birthstones are Rubies. Ruby birthstone is a sight to behold. Its deep red hue, with a hint of purple, is known as “pigeon’s blood” in the trade. It’s a variety of the mineral corundum, and its color comes from trace amounts of chromium. The more chromium, the deeper the red.


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