August 12 holidays in 2019

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Eid-al-Adha
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Hari Raya Haji
Malaysia Federal Public Holiday
Kurban Bairam
Kazakhstan Public Holiday
Eid al-Adha
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Carnival (First Day)
Grenada Public Holiday
Carnival (Second Day)
Grenada Public Holiday
Eid al-Qurban
Afghanistan Public Holiday
Lotu
Samoa Public Holiday
International Youth Day
- International
Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)
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Eid-al-Adha Holiday 1
Qatar Public Holiday
Eid-al-Adha Holiday
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Eid-al-Adha holiday
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Feast of the Sacrifice
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Tabaski
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Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice)
Iran National Holiday
Heroes' Day
Zimbabwe Public Holiday
Id el Kabir
Nigeria Public Holiday
Aid el-Kebir
- Public Holiday
Idd ul Adha
Kenya Public Holiday
Mountain Day observed
Japan National Holiday
Eid al Addha
Kosovo Official Holiday
Kurman Ait
Kyrgyzstan National Holiday
Id ul Adha
Ghana Public Holiday
Eid el Hajj
Tanzania Public Holiday
Id-ul-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice)
Philippines Common Local Holidays
Victory Day
United states (Rhode Island) State Holiday

Historical Events on August 12

  • 1099: Godfrey of Bouillon commands a group of Crusaders and defeat Fatimid forces that are led by  Al-Afdal Shahanshah during the Battle of Ascalon; It’s the last engagement of the First Crusades.
  • 1121: King David IV leads the Georgian army to a victory against the Seljuk commander Ilghazi.
  • 1687: Charles of Lorraine defeaths the Ottoman Empire during the Battle of Mohács.
  • 1765: The Treaty of Allahabad is signed.
  • 1806: The First Count of Buenos Aires, Santiago de Liniers, recaptures Buenos Aires, Argentina after the first British invasion.
  • 1831: William I of the Netherlands is force to abandon his Belgian Revolution suppression tactics when French intervention forces intervene.
  • 1851: Isaac Singer receives his grant for his new invention – the sewing machine.
  • 1898: ‘Iolani Palace in Hawaii lowers the Hawaiian flag and raises the American flag in an annexation ceremony that shows that the sovereignty of the island country has been transferred to the U.S.
  • 1914: The U.K declares war on Austria-Hungary.
  • 1914: The Battle of Halen begins.
  • 1944: Over 550 people are massacred by the Waffen SS in Sant’Anna di Stazzema.
  • 1944: The Wola Massacre ends – a week long event which resulted in the death of at least 40,000 people due to mass executions.
  • 1944: General Philippe Leclerc de Hauteclocque liberates the French city of Alençon. It’s the first French city to be liberated by French forces.
  • 1950: The North Korean Army massacres American POWs during the Bloody Gulch Massacre which takes place during the Korean War.
  • 1952: 13 Jewish intellectuals are murdered in Moscow, Soviet Union during the Night of the Murdered Poets.

Famous Birthdays on August 12

  • American actress Rebecca Gayheart is born in 1971.
  • American tennis player Pete Sampras in born in 1971.
  • Irish footballer Mark Kinsella is born in 1972.
  • American basketball player and sportscaster Jonathan Coachman is born in 1973.
  • American actor Casey Affleck is born in 1975.

Advent

Christmas

Blue Monday

Chinese New Year

April Fool’s Day

Earth Day

Labor Day