All About July 12th

All About July 12th

Trivia, Holidays and Horoscope

July 12th Holidays

  • Different Colored Eyes Day
    Heterochromia iridum is a term for the variation in color that gives a single organism two different colored eyes. Today we celebrate those beautiful people and pets that have two differnet colored eyes.
  • National Eat Your Jello Day
    Jello was trademarked in 1897 by Pearle Wait of Leroy, New York. Jell-O is the novel and fun dessert loved by millions. Francis Woodward, who later purchased the recipe and trademark, eventually made Jell-O a household name.
  • National Pecan Pie Day
    Happy National Pecan Pie Day! July 12th is the day to make sure to eat a piece of this delicious pie!
  • Simplicity Day
    On July 12, National Simplicity Day is observed to commemorate Henry David Thoreau, an author, poet, and philosopher. Thoreau was born  on July 12, 1817, and was an advocate of living a simple life and wrote a number of books around the subject.

July 12th Horoscope Sign is Cancer

zodiac word cards - cancer

Time period: June 21 – July
Element: Water
Ruling planet: Moon
Symbol: Crab
Birthstones: Moonstone, Emerald, Ruby, Pearl
Lucky Numbers: 2, 3, 15, 20
Personality Traits: Loyal, creative, imaginative, manipulative.
Famous Cancers: Selena Gomez, Elon Musk, Princess Diana, Tom Cruise, Sylvester Stallone, Vin Diesel, Robin Williams, Tom Hanks, George Michael, Nikola Tesla, M1698 – Thomas Savery patents the first steam engine.alala Yousafzai,

July 12th Trivia 

  • 1493 – Hartmann Schedel: Nuremberg Chronicle (Taschen jumbo series) by Stephan Fussel )one of the best-documented early printed books, is published.Captainjamescookportrait
  • 1776 – Captain James Cook begins his third and final voyage voyage from Plymouth to the Hawaiian Islands, America and New Zealand.
  • 1942 – Swamp Dogg, American R&B singer-songwriter and musician was born.
  • 1951 – Cheryl Ladd, American actress was born.
  • 1967 – Race Riots begin in Newark, New Jersey killing 26 people and causing lots of destruction.
  • 1977 – Brock Lesnar, American mixed martial artist and wrestler was born.
  • 2017 – MSNBC host Joe Scarborough leaves Republican Party after feeling let down by his own party when no one seemed bothered by all Trump’s racial remarks.

July Monthly Observances

Thank you to our sources for info and graphics: CheckidayWiki, and Pixabay.

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