12 July

12 July

We have some interesting facts & historic events all about July 12th, including areas in religion, crime, health and more.

Keep reading for more interesting facts about July 12th in history!

Global Celebrations

  • New Conversations Day:  This holiday is set aside to encourage people to talk to each other, communicate their needs and intentions, and make new friends. New Conversation Day also acknowledges that starting a conversation is hard.
  • Etch A Sketch Day: Etch A Sketch is a mechanical toy used for drawing. It’s an invention by André Cassagnes from France and was manufactured by the Ohio Art Company.
  • National Pecan Pie Day
  • International Malala Day
  • National Different Colored Eyes Day
  • National Simplicity Day
  • Cow Appreciation Day

Historic Events

2022: British composer Monty Norman, who was the man behind the iconic James Bond theme, passed away at the age of 94.  Norman had most famously composed the film score for the 1962 James Bond movie Dr No, starring Sean Connery. 

2013: Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations

2002: On July 12, 2000, the movie “X-Men” premiered in New York. The premiere took place on Ellis Island, the location of the film’s final battle.

2002: On July 12, 2000, the movie “X-Men” premiered in New York. The premiere took place on Ellis Island, the location of the film’s final battle.

1955: The Old Cincinnati Library Before Being Demolished, 1874-1955

The Old Cincinnati Library Before Being Demolished, 1874-1955

1951: Miss World 1951 – Kiki Håkansson from Sweden

Miss World 1951 – Kiki Håkansson from Sweden

1945: S/Sgt. Joseph Arnaldo of New Bedford, MA, who had just come off the line after 10 days of fighting in the Battle of the Bulge. His hood and face covered with snow, Arnaldo had recovered from temporary blindness when a tank round was fired a few yards from him. 1945

S/Sgt. Joseph Arnaldo of New Bedford, MA, who had just come off the line after 10 days of fighting in the Battle of the Bulge. His hood and face covered with snow, Arnaldo had recovered from temporary blindness when a tank round was fired a few yards from him. 1945

1934: The first delivery of mail by air between the Ecuadorian cities of Quito and Cuenca, Quito, July 1934

The first delivery of mail by air between the Ecuadorian cities of Quito and Cuenca, Quito, July 1934

Famous Birthdays

  • 7/12/100 B.C.: Julius Caesar: a Roman Politician and General was born.

Heartbreaking Deaths


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