July 12: Day of the Week
July 12, 2022 is the 193rd day of the year 2022 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 172 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Tuesday.
If you are trying to learn French then this day of the week in French is mardi.
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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.
- 1561Saint Basil’s Cathedral in Moscow is consecrated.
- 1690Battle of the Boyne (Julian calendar) – The armies of William III defeat those of the former James II.
- 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.
- 1918The Japanese Imperial Navy battleship Kawachi blows up at Shunan, western Honshu, Japan, killing at least 621.
- 1920The Soviet–Lithuanian Peace Treaty is signed. Soviet Russia recognises independent Lithuania.
- 1960Orlyonok, the main Young Pioneer camp of the Russian SFSR, is founded.
- 1973A fire destroys the entire 6th floor of the National Personnel Records Center of the United States.
- 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?
- 1892Bruno Schulz, Polish writer and painter (d. 1942)
- 1920Keith Andes, American actor (d. 2005)
- 1937Robert McFarlane, Security Advisor to President Ronald Reagan, from 1983 through 1985.
- 1938Wieger Mensonides, Dutch swimmer
- 1942Billy Smith, Australian rugby league player
- 1947Richard C. McCarty, American professor of psychology
- 1952Liz Mitchell, Jamaican singer (Boney M.)
- 1966Taiji Sawada, Japanese bass guitarist (d. 2011)
- 1968Catherine Plewinski, French swimmer
- 1984Jonathan Lewis, American football player
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