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Today: July 12, 2024

Today is Friday. This is the 194th day of 2024. 53% of the year has passed. 172 days (47%) remain until the end of 2024.

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Facts

Basic facts about this date:

  • Week Number: We are currently in Week 28 of 2024.
  • Leap Year: 2024 is a leap year, which means that it will have 366 days instead of 365 (with an extra day in February).
  • Generation: People born in 2024 belong to the Gen Alpha generation.

On this day: July 12

Events that happened on July 12.

  • July 12, 1950: The film "Three Little Words" is released.
  • July 12, 1958: The Beatles have their first recording session.
  • July 12, 1960: The "Etch A Sketch" is introduced.
  • July 12, 1961: 72 people lose their lives after ČSA Flight 511 crashes near Casablanca-Anfa Airport in Morocco.
  • July 12, 1962: The Rolling Stones play their first show at the Marquee Club on Oxford Street in London.
  • July 12, 1963: Moors murders: 16-year-old Pauline Reade is murdered by Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.
  • July 12, 1966: The 1966 Chicago West Side riots begin after two police officers attempt to arrest a man that was wanted for armed robbery.
  • July 12, 1967: A race riot breaks out in Newark, New Jersey.
  • July 12, 1972: George McGovern is selected as the Democratic Party nominee for the 1972 US presidential election.
  • July 12, 1974: Soccer: Bill Shankly resigns from his role as manager of Liverpool Football Club.
  • July 12, 1976: The first episode of the TV game show "Family Feud" is aired on ABC Daytime.
  • July 12, 1979:
    • American mob boss Carmine Galante is shot dead at an Italian restaurant in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
    • Disco Demolition Night: The Chicago White Sox's "anti-disco" promotion ends in a riot.
    • 72 peope die after a fire breaks out at a hotel in Zaragoza, Spain.
  • July 12, 1984: Democratic Party nominee Walter Mondale selects Geraldine Ferraro as his running mate for the 1984 US presidential election.
  • July 12, 1986: British singer Boy George is arrested for heroin possession after police raid his home in London.
  • July 12, 1991: John Singleton's film "Boyz n the Hood" is released in movie theaters.
  • July 12, 1994: The Allied occupation of Berlin officially comes to an end.
  • July 12, 1995: The website Newgrounds is founded by Tom Fulp.
  • July 12, 1998: France win the World Cup after defeating Brazil 3-0.
  • July 12, 2002: Road to Perdition (2002) is released.
  • July 12, 2006: Lebanon and Israel go to war.
  • July 12, 2009: Long Island serial killer victim Melissa Barthelemy goes missing.
  • July 12, 2011: Ireland's debt rating is downgraded to junk status.
  • July 12, 2012: Social news website Digg is sold to Betaworks for $500,000.
  • July 12, 2016: US Senator Bernie Sanders endorses Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton for the 2016 election.
  • July 12, 2018: US President Trump makes his first official visit to the United Kingdom.
  • July 12, 2019:
    • English YouTube personality Emily Hartridge dies in an electric scooter accident.
    • Soccer: Antoine Griezmann joins Barcelona from Atlético Madrid.
  • July 12, 2020:
    • Actress Kelly Preston dies from breast cancer at the age of 57.
    • MMA: Kamaru Usman defeats Jorge Masvidal at UFC 251.
  • July 12, 2022:
    • The Euro strikes parity with the US Dollar.
    • Twitter sues Elon Musk in an attempt to force him to complete his $44 billion acquisition.
  • July 12, 2023: Huw Edwards is named as the BBC presenter at the center of the explicit images scandal.

Is it that long ago already?

One week has already passed since July 5, 2024:

  • The Labour Party wins a majority in the 2024 United Kingdom general election, ending Conservative rule after 14 years.
  • UK politics: Rishi Sunak resigns as the leader of the Conservative Party.
  • UK politics: Labour Party leader Keir Starmer becomes the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
  • UEFA Euro 2004 quarterfinals: France beat Portugal on penalties and Spain defeat Germany 2-1 after added extra time.

One month has passed since June 12, 2024:

  • "Hawk Tuah Girl" begins to go viral.
  • UK politics: It is reported that Conservative candidate and Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister Craig Williams placed a £100 bet on a July election.

Half a year has passed since January 12, 2024:

  • Argentina's annual inflation rate reaches 211.4%.
  • Ariana Grande releases the song "Yes, And?".

Nine months have passed since October 12, 2023:

  • The video game "Assassin's Creed Mirage" is released.

Personality traits

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Events

What has happened lately?

Notable events that happened close to July 12, 2024.

  • June 12, 2024:
    • "Hawk Tuah Girl" begins to go viral.
    • UK politics: It is reported that Conservative candidate and Parliamentary Private Secretary to the Prime Minister Craig Williams placed a £100 bet on a July election.
  • June 13, 2024: The US Supreme Court rejects a challenge to restrict access to the abortion drug mifepristone.
  • June 14, 2024:
    • UEFA Euro 2024 kicks off in Germany.
    • The G7 agrees a $50bn loan for Ukraine from frozen Russian assets.
    • Germany defeat Scotland 5-1 in the opening game of Euro 2024.
    • Basketball: Charles Barkley announces that he will be retiring at the end of the 2024–25 NBA season.
    • A judge orders the liquidation of Alex Jones' personal assets.
    • Ukraine War: Vladimir Putin's ceasefire terms are immediately rejected for being unreasonable.
  • June 17, 2024:
    • It is reported that DJ Paul Spencer (Dario G) has died from cancer at the age of 54.
    • British teenager Jay Slater goes missing in Tenerife.
    • Basketball: The Boston Celtics win the 2024 NBA Finals after defeating the Dallas Mavericks 4-1.
  • June 18, 2024:
    • Justin Timberlake is arrested for driving under the influence on Long Island, New York.
    • Russian President Vladimir Putin visits North Korea for the first time in 24 years.
  • June 20, 2024: Actor Donald Sutherland dies at the age of 88.
  • June 22, 2024: A former Twitch employee claims that popular streamer Dr. Disrespect was banned for texting a minor and trying to meet up with her at TwitchCon.
  • June 23, 2024:
    • It is reported that 1,300 people have died during Hajj in Saudi Arabia due to walking long distances in intense heat.
    • Florida rapper Julio Foolio is shot dead at the age of 26.
    • Twenty people are killed in three coordinated terrorist attacks in Dagestan, Russia.
  • June 24, 2024:
    • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is freed after he strikes a plea deal with the United States.
    • Crazy Town singer Shifty Shellshock (Seth Brooks Binzer) is found dead at the age of 49.
    • Popular streamer Dr. Disrespect says that he is "taking an indefinite break" amid allegations that he texted a minor.
    • Gaming studio Midnight Society announces that it is terminating its relationship with its co-founder, Dr. Disrespect.
    • Hockey: The Florida Panthers win the Stanley Cup after defeating the Edmonton Oilers 4-3.
    • 24 people are killed after a fire breaks out at a lithium battery factory in Hwaseong, South Korea.
  • June 25, 2024:
    • Popular streamer Dr. Disrespect admits that he sent inappropriate messages to a minor.
    • A judge eases a gag order on Donald Trump.
    • Kenya Finance Bill 2024: Protesters storm the Kenyan Parliament Building in Nairobi.
    • The jury begins deliberating in Karen Read's murder trial.
  • June 26, 2024:
    • WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange returns to Australia for the first time in 13 years after pleading guilty to one charge of espionage.
    • Kenya's president William Ruto withdraws the controversial "Kenya Finance Bill 2024".
    • Bolivian army general Juan José Zúñiga attempts to stage a coup.
    • Glastonbury Festival 2024 begins.
  • June 27, 2024:
    • The first 2024 US presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump takes place.
    • Actor Martin Mull passes away at the age of 80.
  • June 28, 2024:
    • The film "A Quiet Place: Day One" is released.
    • The US Supreme Court rejects Steve Bannon's bid to delay his prison sentence.
    • A judge denies Alec Baldwin's request to dismiss his involuntary manslaughter trial.
    • Joe Biden rejects calls for him to step aside following his poor presidential debate performance.
    • The US Supreme Court allows cities to ban homeless camps.
  • June 30, 2024:
    • The 2024 French legislative election begins.
    • The search for missing British teenager Jay Slater is called off by police in Tenerife.
    • Rapper Rick Ross is attacked in Vancouver, Canada.
    • The rock music channel "Kerrang! TV" closes after 23 years.
  • July 1, 2024:
    • The US Supreme Court rules that former presidents are partially immune from criminal prosecution.
    • Karen Read's murder trial ends in a mistrial.
  • July 2, 2024: At least 116 people are killed in a stampede at a religious event in Hathras district, India.
  • July 3, 2024: Despicable Me 4 is released.
  • July 4, 2024:
    • The 2024 United Kingdom general election takes place.
    • A number of large Democratic donors publicly state that they will withhold funds unless Joe Biden steps aside.
    • Gavin Plumb is found guilty of plotting to kidnap and murder TV presenter Holly Willoughby.
  • July 5, 2024:
    • The Labour Party wins a majority in the 2024 United Kingdom general election, ending Conservative rule after 14 years.
    • UK politics: Rishi Sunak resigns as the leader of the Conservative Party.
    • UK politics: Labour Party leader Keir Starmer becomes the new Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
    • UEFA Euro 2004 quarterfinals: France beat Portugal on penalties and Spain defeat Germany 2-1 after added extra time.
  • July 6, 2024:
    • UEFA Euro 2004 quarterfinals: England beat Switzerland on penalties.
    • UEFA Euro 2004 quarterfinals: The Netherlands defeat Turkey 2-1.
  • July 7, 2024: A hastily assembled left-wing alliance wins a shock victory in the second round of the 2024 French legislative election.
  • July 8, 2024:
    • The Okhmatdyt children's hospital in Ukraine is badly damaged following a Russian air strike.
    • Joe Biden refuses to drop his reelection bid and make way for a younger candidate.
    • It is reported that actress Margot Robbie is pregnant with her first child.
  • July 9, 2024:
    • US officials uncover an alleged Russian bot farm on X (Twitter).
    • Former US Senator Jim Inhofe dies at the age of 89.
    • UEFA Euro 2004 semi-finals: Spain beat France 2-1.
    • The wife and two daughters of BBC racing commentator John Hunt are killed in a suspected crossbow attack at their home in Hertfordshire, England.
  • This date: July 12, 2024
  • July 14, 2024: The UEFA Euro 2024 final takes place.
  • July 26, 2024:
    • The 2024 Summer Olympics begin in Paris.
    • The superhero film "Deadpool & Wolverine" is released.
Zodiac info

Zodiac

Zodiac, birthstone, and birth flower information.

Personality summary image

  • Zodiac Sign (Astrology): Anyone born on July 12, 2024, will have the star sign Cancer.
  • Zodiac Element: Water.
  • Chinese Zodiac Animal: In the Chinese Zodiac, 2024 is the year of the Dragon (Yang Earth).
  • The Life Path Number for this date is 9.
  • Native American Zodiac: July 12, 2024 falls under the Woodpecker.
  • Birthstone: A person during the month of July will have the birthstone Ruby.
  • Birth flower (July): The Larkspur and the Water Lily.
Celebrity birthdays

Celebrity birthdays

Celebrities, historical figures, and other notable people who were born on July 12.

Bill Cosby

Bill Cosby

Actor
Born on July 12, 1937
He is 87 years old today.

Richard Simmons

Richard Simmons

Actor
Born on July 12, 1948
He is 76 years old today.

Brock Lesnar

Brock Lesnar

Wrestler
Born on July 12, 1977
He is 47 years old today.

Michelle Rodriguez

Michelle Rodriguez

Actress
Born on July 12, 1978
She is 46 years old today.

Topher Grace

Topher Grace

Actor
Born on July 12, 1978
He is 46 years old today.

Gareth Gates

Gareth Gates

Singer
Born on July 12, 1984
He is 40 years old today.

Erik Per Sullivan

Erik Per Sullivan

Actor
Born on July 12, 1991
He is 33 years old today.

Luke Shaw

Luke Shaw

Soccer player
Born on July 12, 1995
He is 29 years old today.

Holidays

Holidays

National holidays and famous events that fall on July 12:

  • Battle of the Boyne (Orangeman's Day)
Conception

Conception dates

Conception estimates for this date.

  • If your baby is due on July 12, 2024, then the date of conception was probably around October 20, 2023.
  • A baby that is conceived on July 12, 2024, will be due around April 4, 2025.

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