July 12: Day of the Week
July 12, 2019 is the 193rd day of the year 2019 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 172 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Friday.
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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)
- 927Æthelstan, King of England, secures a pledge from Constantine II of Scotland that the latter will not ally with Viking kings, beginning the process of unifying Great Britain.
- 1543King Henry VIII of England marries his sixth and last wife, Catherine Parr, at Hampton Court Palace.
- 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.
- 1691Battle of Aughrim (Julian calendar) – The decisive victory of William III of England’s forces in Ireland.
- 1804Former United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton dies a day after being shot in a duel.
- 1879The National Guards Unit of Bulgaria is founded.
- 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
- 1967The Newark riots began in Newark, New Jersey.
Who were born on July 12?
- 1852Hipólito Yrigoyen, Argentinian politician, 19th and 21st President of Argentina (d. 1933)
- 1878Peeter Põld, Estonian pedagogic scientist and politician (d. 1930)
- 1909Fritz Leonhardt, German civil engineer (d. 1999)
- 1932Monte Hellman, American Film Director producer, and film editor.
- 1942Billy Smith, Australian rugby league player
- 1956Mario Soto, Dominican baseball player
- 1969Jesse Pintado, American guitarist (Napalm Death) (d. 2006)
- 1971Kristi Yamaguchi, American figure skater
- 1977Brock Lesnar, American mixed martial artist and professional wrestler
- 1979Nikos Barlos, Greek basketball player
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