July 12: Day of the Week
July 12, 2020 is the 194th day of the year 2020 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 172 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Sunday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Nichiyōbi.
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Here’s the July calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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July 12 Historical Event(s)
- 927Æthelstan, King of England, secures a pledge from Constantine II of Scotland that the latter will not ally with Viking kings, beginning the process of unifying Great Britain.
- 1690Battle of the Boyne (Julian calendar) – The armies of William III defeat those of the former James II.
- 1691Battle of Aughrim (Julian calendar) – The decisive victory of William III of England’s forces in Ireland.
- 1913Second Balkan War: Serbian forces begin their siege of the Bulgarian city of Vidin; the siege is later called off when the war ends.
- 1918The Japanese Imperial Navy battleship Kawachi blows up at Shunan, western Honshu, Japan, killing at least 621.
- 1932Hedley Verity takes a cricket world record 10 wickets for 10 runs in a county match for Yorkshire
- 1943World War II: Battle of Prokhorovka – German and Soviet forces engage in the largest tank engagement of all time.
- 1970A fire consumes the wooden home of Norwegian composer Geirr Tveitt and irretrievably destroys about 90 percent of his output.
- 1975São Tomé and Príncipe declare independence from Portugal.
- 1979The island nation of Kiribati becomes independent from Great Britain.
Who were born on July 12?
- 1942Tam White, Scottish blues singer and actor (d. 2010)
- 1948Ben Burtt, American sound designer
- 1948Richard Simmons, American fitness trainer
- 1951Brian Grazer, American film producer
- 1957Taso N. Stavrakis, American actor and stuntman
- 1958Tonya Lee Williams, Canadian actress
- 1966Taiji Sawada, Japanese bass guitarist (d. 2011)
- 1976Dan Boyle, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1985Paulo Vitor Barreto, Brazilian footballer
- 1990Bébé, Portuguese footballer
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