July 12: Day of the Week
July 12, 2018 was the 193rd day of the year 2018 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 172 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Thursday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Mokuyōbi.
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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)
- 1543King Henry VIII of England marries his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr, at Hampton Court Palace.
- 1789French revolutionary and radical journalist Camille Desmoulins gave a speech, following hearing the news that France’s financial minister Jacques Necker has been dismissed. The speech called the citizens to arms, which lead to the falling of the Bastille two days later.
- 1790The Civil Constitution of the Clergy is passed in France by the National Constituent Assembly.
- 1804Former United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton dies a day after being shot in a duel.
- 1812War of 1812: the United States invade Canada at Windsor, Ontario.
- 1920The Soviet–Lithuanian Peace Treaty is signed. Soviet Russia recognises independent Lithuania.
- 1960Orlyonok, the main Young Pioneer camp of the Russian SFSR, is founded.
- 1961Pune floods due to failure of the Khadakwasla and Panshet dams. Half of Pune is submerged, more than 100,000 families need to be relocated and the death tally exceeds 2,000.
- 1973A fire destroys the entire 6th floor of the National Personnel Records Center of the United States.
- 2007U.S. Army Apache helicopters perform airstrikes in Baghdad, Iraq; footage from the cockpit is later leaked to the Internet.
Who were born on July 12?
- 1908Milton Berle, American comedian (d. 2002)
- 1928Elias James Corey, American chemist, Nobel laureate
- 1932Otis Davis, American middle distance runner
- 1942Billy Smith, Australian rugby league player
- 1943Christine McVie, British singer, musician, and songwriter (Fleetwood Mac)
- 1946Robert Fisk, an English writer and journalist
- 1969Lisa Nicole Carson, American actress
- 1976Anna Friel, British actress
- 1982Tara Kirk, American swimmer
- 1988Inbee Park, South Korean golfer
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