June 12 Holidays

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

June 12th Daily Holidays include:

  • Crowded Nest Awareness Day
  • Ghost in the Machine Day
  • International Cachaca Day
  • International Falafel Day – June 12, 2023
  • Kamehameha Day – Public Holiday in the State of Hawaii – June 11, 2023, Observed on June 12, 2023 (June 11th except when it falls on the weekend)
  • Little League Girls Baseball Day
  • Loving Day
  • National Automotive Service Professionals Day
  • National Jerky Day
  • National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
  • Poultry Day
  • Red Rose Day
  • Superman Day
  • World Day Against Child Labor

June 12: Famous Birthdays

  • June 12, 1806 – John A. Roebling, German-American civil engineer who designed the Brooklyn Bridge (d. 1869)
  • June 12, 1915 – David Rockefeller, CEO of Chase Manhattan Bank
  • June 12, 1916 – Irwin Allen, American director and producer (The Poseidon Adventure, The Towering Inferno)
  • June 12, 1924 – George H.W. Bush, American lieutenant in the U.S. Navy, 43rd U.S. Vice President from 1981-1989 and 41st U.S. President from 1989-1993. He was also the Director of the CIA.
  • June 12, 1929 – Anne Frank, German-Dutch author and Holocaust victim (Diary of Anne Frank) (d. 1945)
  • June 12, 1930 – Jim Nabors, American actor and singer (The Andy Griffith Show)
  • June 12, 1957 – Timothy Busfield, American actor, director and producer (Thirtysomething, The West Wing)
  • June 12, 1958 – Meredith Brooks, American singer and songwriter
  • June 12, 1977 – Kenny Wayne Shepherd, American singer, songwriter and guitarist
  • June 12, 1979 – Robyn, Swedish singer, songwriter, pianist, and producer

June 12: Historical Events

  • June 12, 1665 – England installs a municipal government in New York City
  • June 12, 1775 – During the American Revolution, British General Thomas Gage declares martial law in Massachusetts and offer a pardon to all colonists who lay down their arms. Excluded from the amnesty would be Samuel Adams and John Hancock who were to be hanged if captured.
  • June 12, 1776 – Virginia adopts Declaration of Rights
  • June 12, 1908 – The Lusitania crosses the Atlantic Ocean in a record 4 days and 15 hours
  • June 12, 1917 – The Secret Service extend protection of President to his family
  • June 12, 1923 – While suspended upside down and 40 feet above the ground in New York City, Harry Houdini frees himself from a straight jacket
  • June 12, 1942 – Anne Frank receives her diary as a birthday present for her thirteenth birthday
  • June 12, 1964 – Anti-apartheid activist Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison in South Africa
  • June 12, 1967 – The US Supreme Court unanimously ends laws against interracial marriage in Loving v. Virginia
  • June 12, 1978 – The “Son of Sam” killer in New York City, David Berkowitz is sentenced to 365 years in prison for six killings
  • June 12, 1984 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan challenges Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down” the Berlin Wall
  • June 12, 1994 – Nicole Brown Simpson, the wife of O.J. Simpson and Ronald Goldman are murdered outside her home in Los Angeles, CA. O.J. Simpson is acquitted of the killings, but held liable in a wrongful death civil suit
  • June 12, 1997 – Queen Elizabeth II reopens the Globe Theatre in London
  • June 12, 2010 – Toy Story 3 starring Tom Hanks and Tim Allen premieres at the Taormina Film Fest in Italy and becomes the 1st animated film to earn 1 billion
  • June 12, 2017 – After spending 17 months in a North Korean prison, American student Otto Warmbier returns home to the U.S. in a coma and dies a week later
  • June 12, 2018 – U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Chairman Kim Jong Un meet at the United States-North Korea Summit in Singapore in an effort to denuclearize North Korea. They sign their first documents today.

June 12: Music Events

  • June 12, 1954 – Rock Around the Clock by Bill Haley is released
  • June 12, 1963 – Surfer Girl and Little Deuce Coup are recorded by The Beach Boys
  • June 12, 1964 – She’s Not There is recorded by The Zombies (video shown below)
  • June 12, 1965 – Sonny & Cher make their first TV appearance on American Bandstand
  • June 12, 1973 – We’re an American Band is recorded by Grand Funk
  • June 12, 2003 – Phil Collins, Van Morrison, Queen and Little Richard are inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame

June 12: Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for June 12 is Taurus.

June Birthstone:

What is the June Birthstone? Pearl

The June birthstones are pearl, alexandrite and moonstone. With so many attractive options, individuals with June birthdays can have a birthstone that fits their mood or budget, due to the different colors and price points these gems offer.


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