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)
- 1562Fray Diego de Landa, acting Bishop of Yucatan, burns the sacred books of the Maya.
- 1580The Ostrog Bible, one of the early printed Bibles in a Slavic language, is published.
- 1690Battle of the Boyne (Julian calendar) – The armies of William III defeat those of the former James II.
- 1790The Civil Constitution of the Clergy is passed in France by the National Constituent Assembly.
- 1862The Medal of Honor is authorized by the United States Congress.
- 1943World War II: Battle of Prokhorovka – German and Soviet forces engage in the largest tank engagement of all time.
- 1948Arab–Israeli War: Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion orders the explusion of Palestinians from the towns of Lod and Ramla.
- 1962The Rolling Stones perform their first ever concert, at the Marquee Club in London.
- 1971The Australian Aboriginal flag is flown for the first time.
- 1975São Tomé and Príncipe declare independence from Portugal.
Who were born on July 12?
- 1839Frederick Halsey, English Conservative Party politician (d. 1927)
- 1904Pablo Neruda, Chilean poet, Nobel laureate (d. 1973)
- 1914Mohammad Moin, Iranian writer (d. 1971)
- 1945Leopoldo Mastelloni, Italian actor
- 1968Catherine Plewinski, French swimmer
- 1974Stelios Giannakopoulos, Greek footballer
- 1976Anna Friel, British actress
- 1977Steve Howey, American actor
- 1978Topher Grace, American actor
- 1979Nikos Barlos, Greek basketball player
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