July 12

July 12 Information from the Holidays and Observances Website

 Holidays and Observances
(Alphabetical Order)

2023 Daily Holidays that fall on July 12, include:

  • Different Colored Eyes Day 
  • Etch a Sketch Day 
  • National Eat Your Jello Day 
  • National Pecan Pie Day 
  • New Conversations Day 
  • Night of Nights 
  • Orangemen's Day - (Also known as Glorious Twelfth and The Twelfth)
  • Paper Bag Day 
  • Simplicity Day 

2023 Weekly Holidays that include July 12, are:

  • Air Conditioning Appreciation Days - July 3 - August 15
  • Creative Maladjustment Week - July 7-14 
  • National Ventriloquism Week - July 12-15, 2023
  • Nude Recreation Weekend - July 10-16, 2023
  • Operation Safe Driver Week - July 9-15, 2023
  • Sports Cliche Week - July 9-15, 2023 (Week of Major League Baseball All Stars Game)
  • Therapeutic Recreation Week - July 9-15, 2023 (Second Full Week of July)

2023 Monthly Holidays that include July 12, are:

There are too many monthly holidays to include here, so please check out our July Holidays page to see all of the holidays that are celebrated the entire month of July.


  1. A page on each holiday will be coming soon and linked above.
  2. If a date is a movable holiday, that is different every year, I'll include the year as well as the date rule above. Otherwise, the holiday falls on the same date each year.

World Festivals and Events
(Date Order)

  • Tour de France - July 1-23, 2023 - this is the world's most high profile bicycle race.
  • Wimbledon - July 3-16, 2023 held at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club in Southwest London, England.
  • Jim Thorpe Native American Games - July 11-19, 2023

Astrological Sign

The Astrological Sign for July 12 is Cancer.

Birth Flower of the Month

The Birth Flower(s) for the Month of July are:

  • Larkspur - Levity and lightness. Strong bonds of Love are represented by Larkspur.
  • Waterlily
  • Delphinium




The Birthstone(s) for July is:

  • Rubies which are said to guarantee health, wisdom, wealth, and success in love

Famous Birthdays

  • 100 BC - Julius Caesar, Roman politician and General (d. 44 BC)
  • 1730 - Josiah Wedgwood, English potter who founded the Wedgwood Company (d. 1795)
  • 1854 - George Eastman, American businessman who founded Eastman Kodak (d. 1933)
  • 1908 - Milton Berle, American comedian and actor (d. 2002)
  • 1943 - Christine McVie, English singer, songwriter, member of Fleetwood Mac
  • 1951 - Cheryl Ladd, American actress (Charlies Angels)
  • 1971 - Kristi Yamaguchi, American figure skater
  • 1978 - Michelle Rodriguez, American actress (Fast and Furious movies)

Famous Deaths

  • 1804 - Alexander Hamilton, American General and politician who was the 1st United States Secretary of the Treasury (b. 1755)
  • 1910 - Charles Rolls, English engineer and businessman who co-founded Rolls-Royce Limited (b. 1887)
  • 1944 - Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., American General and politician who served as the Governor of Puerto Rico (b. 1887)

Famous Weddings and Divorces

  • 1918 - Artist Pablo Picasso marries ballet dancer Olga Khokhlova
  • 1933 - Dancer and actor Fred Astaire marries socialite Phyllis Livingston Potter
  • 1937 - Undersea explorer and filmmaker Jacques Cousteau marries scuba diver Simone Melchoir

Quote of the Day

Similarities Bond

They say that opposites attract, but I find it is always nice to have a lot of things in common with my friends.

Recipe of the Day or a
Healthy Diet Habit Tip of the Day

The majority of you do not understand nutrition and what it means to eat healthy? How could anyone understand this complicated system? The goal is to learn healthy diet habits and learn healthy eating habits.

What is Nutrition Confusion and how do you learn healthy diet habits and learn healthy eating habits.

Learn what Nutrition Confusion is and what to do about it to learn to eat healthy from Kerry's Healthy Diet Habits website!

This Day in History

  • 1543 - King Henry VIII of England marries Catherine Parr who was his sixth and last wife
  • 1561 - Saint Basil's Cathedral is Moscow is consecrated
  • 1776 - Captain James Cook begins his third voyage
  • 1804 - A day after being shot in a duel, former US Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton dies
  • 1862 - The U.S. Congress authorizes the Medal of Honor
  • 1971 - The Australian Aboriginal Flag is flown for the first time
  • 2006 - The 2006 Lebanon War begins
  • 2012 - More than 100 people are killed in Okobie, Nigeria from a tank truck explosion

This Day in Music

  • 1962 - The Rolling Stones have their first concert at the Marquee Club in London
  • 1969 - In the Year 2525 by Zager and Evans hits #1 in the US
  • 1969 - Blind Faith, a group with Eric Clapton and Steve Winwood tour in the US starting with a show at Madison Square Garden in NYC.
  • 1971 - I'd Like to Teach the World To Sing by The New Seekers is released
  • 2004 - Baby Girl by Sugarland is released as their debut single (video below)

This Day in Sports

  • 1892 - Alexander Cartwright, an American firefighter invents baseball
  • 1921 - Babe Ruth sets a record of 137 career home runs
  • 1954 - The Major League Baseball Players Association is founded
  • 1996 - Michael Jordan signs a NBA contract of $25 million for 1 year

Word of the Day from Wiktionary

Inveterate (adjective)

1.  Old; firmly established by long continuance; of long standing; obstinately deep-rooted; as, an inveterate disease; an inveterate habit.
2. (of a person) Having habits fixed by long continuance; confirmed; habitual; as, an inveterate idler or smoker.
3. Malignant; virulent; spiteful.

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