July 12: Day of the Week
July 12, 2021 was the 193rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 172 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was 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.
- 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.
- 1917The Bisbee Deportation occurs as vigilantes kidnap and deport nearly 1,300 striking miners and others from Bisbee, Arizona.
- 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
- 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.
- 1975São Tomé and Príncipe declare independence from Portugal.
- 1979Disco Demolition Night at Comiskey Park Chicago, IL
Who were born on July 12?
- 1852Hipólito Yrigoyen, Argentinian politician, 19th and 21st President of Argentina (d. 1933)
- 1902Günther Anders, German philosopher (d. 1992)
- 1909Curly Joe DeRita, American actor and comedian (d.1993)
- 1920Beah Richards, American actress (d. 2000)
- 1941Joseph Whipp, American actor
- 1952Liz Mitchell, Jamaican singer (Boney M.)
- 1959David Brown, Australian weatherman
- 1966Taiji Sawada, Japanese bass guitarist (d. 2011)
- 1969Jesse Pintado, American guitarist (Napalm Death) (d. 2006)
- 1972Travis Best, American basketball player
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