July 12: Day of the Week
July 12, 2019 was the 193rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There were 172 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week was Friday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is viernes.
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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)
- 1493Hartmann Schedel’s Nuremberg Chronicle, one of the best-documented early printed books, is published.
- 1543King Henry VIII of England marries his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr, at Hampton Court Palace.
- 1691Battle of Aughrim (Julian calendar) – The decisive victory of William III of England’s forces in Ireland.
- 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.
- 1804Former United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton dies a day after being shot in a duel.
- 1806Sixteen German imperial states leave the Holy Roman Empire and form the Confederation of the Rhine.
- 1879The National Guards Unit of Bulgaria is founded.
- 1948Arab–Israeli War: Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion orders the explusion of Palestinians from the towns of Lod and Ramla.
- 1971The Australian Aboriginal flag is flown for the first time.
- 2006The Hezbollah initiate Operation True Promise.
Who were born on July 12?
- 1863Albert Calmette, French physician (d. 1933)
- 1870Louis II, Prince of Monaco (d. 1949)
- 1913Willis Lamb, American physicist, Nobel laureate (d. 2008)
- 1928Elias James Corey, American chemist, Nobel laureate
- 1952Liz Mitchell, Jamaican singer (Boney M.)
- 1956Sandi Patty, American singer
- 1962Dan Murphy, American guitarist (Soul Asylum)
- 1976Dan Boyle, Canadian ice hockey player
- 1985Paulo Vitor Barreto, Brazilian footballer
- 1989Nick Palmieri, American ice hockey player
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