June 12 holidays in 2018

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Independence Day
Philippines Regular Holiday
Russia Day
Russia National Holiday
Chaco Armistice
Paraguay National Holiday
Peace Day
Kosovo Observance
Brazilian Valentine's Day
Brazil Observance
World Day Against Child Labour
- International
June 12 Commemoration
Nigeria Local Holiday

Historical Events on June 12

  • 1429: During the 100 Years War, the French army – led by Joan of Arc – captures English commander William de la Pole on the 2nd day of the Battle of Jargeau.
  • 1550: King Gustav I of Sweden, founds the city of Helsinki in Finland. At this time, Finland was a territory owned by Sweden.
  • 1653: The Battle of the Gabbard starts during the First Anglo-Dutch War. It will last until the following day.
  • 1775: British General Thomas Gage declares martial law in the Massachusetts. He also orders that Samuel Adams and John Hancock be hanged, if they are captured.
  • 1864: Ulysses S. Grants pulls Union troops from Cold Harbor Virginia and head south. This allows Confederate forces to occupy the Union’s previously held position.
  • 1899: The New Richmond tornado kills almost 120 people and injures over 200.
  • 1939: Shooting on the first horror film to be photographed in Technicolor begins today. The movie is Dr. Cyclops by Paramount Pictures.
  • 1939: The Baseball Hall of Fame opens its door to the public in Cooperstown, New York.
  • 1940: Approximately 13,000 French and British forces surrender to Major General Erwin Rommel at Saint-Valery-en-Caux during World War 2.
  • 1942: A diary is given to Anne Frank for her 13th

Famous Birthdays on June 12

  • American businessman and banker, David Rockefeller is born in 1915.
  • American director Irwin Allen is born in 1916.
  • American Lieutenant and 41st President of the U.S., George H.W. Bush is born in 1924.
  • German-Dutch diarist & Holocaust victim, Anne Frank is born in 1929.
  • American journalist Kent Jones is born in 1964.
  • American actress Paula Marshall is born in 1964.
  • English actress Cathy Tyson is born in 1965.
  • American football player Dallas Clark is born in 1979.
  • Brazilian model and actress, Adriana Lima is born in 1981.
  • American singer-songwriter Dave Melillo is born in 1988.
  • Canadian actor Dakota Morton is born in 1988.
  • American basketball player Jrue Holiday is born in 1990.

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