July 12: Day of the Week
July 12, 2021 is the 193rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 172 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Monday.
If you are trying to learn Japanese then this day of the week in Japanese is Getsuyōbi.
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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)
- 1191Third Crusade: Saladin’s garrison surrenders to Conrad of Montferrat, ending the two-year siege of Acre.
- 1561Saint Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow is consecrated.
- 18431843 – Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Latter Day Saint movement, proclaimed a revelation recommending polygamy.
- 1920The Soviet–Lithuanian Peace Treaty is signed. Soviet Russia recognises independent Lithuania.
- 1943World War II: Battle of Prokhorovka – German and Soviet forces engage in the largest tank engagement of all time.
- 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.
- 1971The Australian Aboriginal flag is flown for the first time.
- 1979The island nation of Kiribati becomes independent from Great Britain.
- 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?
- 1803Peter Chanel, French priest and saint (d. 1841)
- 1854Juan Gualberto Gómez, Afro-Cuban leader in the Cuban war of independence (d. 1933)
- 1876Max Jacob, French poet (d. 1944)
- 1886Jean Hersholt, Danish film director and actor (d. 1956)
- 1892Bruno Schulz, Polish writer and painter (d. 1942)
- 1895Kirsten Flagstad, Norwegian soprano (d. 1962)
- 1947Loren Coleman, American cryptozoologist and author
- 1951Piotr Pustelnik, Polish mountaineer
- 1956Mel Harris, American actress.
- 1977Brock Lesnar, American mixed martial artist and professional wrestler
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