August 12 holidays in 2019

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
International Youth Day - International (Awareness & Cause, United Nations)
The Queen's Birthday Thailand National Holiday
Middle Child Day - Unofficial (Relationships & Family)
Eid-al-Adha Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Hari Raya Haji Malaysia Federal Public Holiday
Kurban Bairam Kazakhstan Public Holiday
Eid al-Adha Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Carnival (First Day) Grenada Public Holiday
Carnival (Second Day) Grenada Public Holiday
Eid al-Qurban Afghanistan Public Holiday
Lotu Samoa Public Holiday
Eid-al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Eid-al-Adha Holiday 1 Qatar Public Holiday
Eid-al-Adha Holiday Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Eid-al-Adha holiday Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Feast of the Sacrifice Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Tabaski Multiple [Show] Public Holiday
Eid-e-Ghorban (Feast of Sacrifice) Iran National Holiday
Heroes' Day Zimbabwe Public Holiday
Id el Kabir Nigeria Public Holiday
Aid el-Kebir Ivory Coast Public Holiday
Idd ul Adha Kenya Public 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
National Julienne Fries Day - Unofficial (Food & Drinks)
National Vinyl Record Day - Unofficial (Art & Entertainment)
Eid ul Adha Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Father's Day Samoa Public Holiday
Feast of the Sacrifice (day 2) Azerbaijan Public Holiday
Bakr Id/Eid ul-Adha India Gazetted Holiday
Eid al-Adha holiday Jordan National Holiday
Hari Raya Haji (Day 2) Malaysia (KDH, KTN, PLS, TRG) Common Local Holiday
Edul Aajaha Nepal Optional Holiday
Eid al-Adha Day 1 Pakistan Public Holiday
Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice) Philippines Regular Holiday
Eid al-Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) Multiple [Show] Multiple Types
Hari Raya Haji observed Singapore National Holiday
Sacrifice Feast Day 2 Turkey National Holiday
Feast of the Sacrifice Day 2 Bosnia and Herzegovina Optional 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.

Mardi Gras

Easter Monday

Tax Day

Bastille Day