June 12: Day of the Week
June 12, 2021 is the 163rd day of the year 2021 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 202 days remaining until the end of the year. The day of the week is Saturday.
If you are trying to learn Spanish then this day of the week in Spanish is sábado.
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Here’s the June calendar. You can also browse the full year monthly calendar.
Zodiac & Birthstone
Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.
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June 12 Historical Event(s)
- 1776The Virginia Declaration of Rights is adopted.
- 1798Irish Rebellion of 1798: Battle of Ballynahinch.
- 188978 are killed in the Armagh rail disaster near Armagh in what is now Northern Ireland.
- 1898Philippine Declaration of Independence: General Emilio Aguinaldo declares the Philippines’ independence from Spain.
- 1899New Richmond Tornado: the eighth deadliest tornado in U.S. history kills 117 people and injures around 200.
- 1963Civil rights leader Medgar Evers is murdered in front of his home in Jackson, Mississippi by Ku Klux Klan member Byron De La Beckwith.
- 1964Anti-apartheid activist and ANC leader Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison for sabotage in South Africa.
- 19911991 Kokkadichcholai massacre: the Sri Lankan Army massacres 152 minority Tamil civilians in the village Kokkadichcholai near the eastern province town of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka.
- 1993An election takes place in Nigeria which and is later annulled by the military Government led by Ibrahim Babangida.
- 1996In Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a panel of federal judges blocks a law against indecency on the internet.
Who were born on June 12?
- 1519Cosimo I de' Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany (d. 1574)
- 1771Patrick Gass, American sergeant in the Lewis and Clark Expedition (d. 1870)
- 1946Michel Bergeron, NHL head coach
- 1957Javed Miandad, Pakistani cricketer and coach
- 1962John Enos III, American actor
- 1963Warwick Capper, Australian rules footballer
- 1968Scott Aldred, American baseball player
- 1974Jason Mewes, American actor
- 1982Loïc Duval, French racing driver
- 1990Kevin Wu, American comedian
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