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
Time period: June 21 – July
Ruling planet: Moon
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.
- 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
- Bereaved Parents Month
- Bioterrorism/Disaster Education & Awareness Month
- Family Reunion Month
- Family Golf Month
- Freedom From Fear of Speaking Month
- Hemochromatosis Screening Awareness Month
- Herbal/Prescription Awareness Month
- International Blondie and Deborah Harry Month
- International Group B Strep Awareness Month
- International Women with Alopecia Month
- International Zine Month
- National Anti-Boredom Month
- National Wheelchair Beautification Month
- National Black Family Month
- National Blueberry Month
- National Cell Phone Courtesy Month
- National Child-Centered Divorce Month
- National “Doghouse Repairs” Month
- National Grilling Month
- National Horseradish Month
- National Hot Dog Month
- National Ice Cream Month
- National Make A Difference to Children Month
- National Recreation & Parks Month
- National Share A Sunset With Your Lover Month
- Sandwich Generation Month
- Smart Irrigation Month
- Unlucky Month for weddings
- National Picnic Month
- Social Wellness Month Tour de France Month