July 12 holidays in 2021

Holiday name Holiday location Holiday type
Battle of the Boyne United kingdom (Northern Ireland) Local Holiday
National Simplicity Day - Weird
National Different Colored Eyes Day - Weird
National Pecan Pie Day - Weird
Paper Bag Day - Weird
Eat Your Jello Day - Weird
Rath Yatra India Restricted Holiday
Orangemen's Day Canada (Newfoundland And Labrador) Local Holiday
Carnival Monday Saint vincent and the grenadines Public Holiday
Independence Day observed The bahamas Public Holiday
Naadam Holiday (National Day) Mongolia Public Holiday
Independence Day Sao tome and principe Public Holiday

Historical Events on July 12

  • 1776: The explorer Captain James Cook starts his 3rd voyage of exploration.
  • 1790: The National Constituent Assembly passes the Civil Constitution of the Clergy in France.
  • 1804: After being shot in a duel just the day before, former U.S Secretary of the Treasurer Alexander Hamilton dies from his wounds.
  • 1806: The Confederation of the Rhine is formed when 16 German Imperial States exit the Holy Roman Empire.
  • 1812: The American Army of the Northwest briefly stays at Windsor, Ontario.
  • 1862: The United States Congress authorizes the Medal of Honor.
  • 1918: Over 620 people are killed when the Imperial Japanese Naval Battleship called the Kawachi explodes at Shunan, Japan.
  • 1962: The rock band the Rolling Stones have their first concert at London’s Marquee Club.
  • 1967: In Newark, New Jersey, riots start on this date.
  • 1973: A fire sweeps through the 6th floor of the National Personnel Records Center of the U.S., destroying the entire floor.
  • 2006: The Israel Lebanon war starts on this day.
  • 2007: Airstrikes are done in Baghdad by United States Army Apache helicopters. The cockpit footage is then leaked on the Internet.
  • 2012: Approximately 250 people are killed during a Syrian military operation. It would become known as the Turaymisah Massacre.
  • 2012: In Okabie, Nigeria, a tank truck explodes and kills more than a hundred people.
  • 2013: In Brétigny-sur-Orge, two hundred people are injured and another six are killed when a French passenger train derails.

Famous Birthdays on July 12

  • American essayist, philosopher and poet, Henry David Thoreau is born in 1817.
  • American film producer and co-founder of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Louis B. Mayer is born in 1884.
  • Japanese biochemist and Nobel Prize laureate, Satoshi Omura is born in 1935.
  • American actor, comedian, screenwriter and producer, Bill Cosby is born in 1937.
  • English singer-songwriter Christine McVie is born in 1943.
  • American author, screenwriter and playwright, Delia Ephron is born in 1944.
  • American psychologist Richard C. McCarty is born in 1947.
  • American fitness trainer and actor, Richard Simmons is born in 1948.

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