All About June 12th
Holidays, Trivia and Horoscope
June 12th Holidays
- Crowded Nest Awareness Day
We have all heard of Empty Nest Syndrome, right? Well, Crowded Nest is the opposite. Maybe older kids have moved back in, or grandparents or you are raising your grandbabies. Well to those of you taking on such responsibilities, today we celebrate you.
- Ghost in the Machine Day
On June 12th we celebrate Ghost in the Machine Day. What does this exactly mean? Well, it is actually referring to the connection between your mind and body. Some believe the mind or soul exists outside the body. But while you are human here on earth you are just a ghost in the machine.
- Little League Girls Baseball Day
Little League Girls Baseball Day is always celebrated on June 12th. So, let’s support these sporty girls who are showing the world what they got!
- Loving Day
Loving Day is an annual celebration held on June 12th every year to recognize the anniversary of the 1967 United States Supreme Court decision Loving v. Virginia which struck down all anti-miscegenation laws remaining in sixteen U.S. states. Miscegenation laws are laws that enforce racial segregation at the level of marriage and intimate relationships by criminalizing interracial marriage and sometimes also sex between members of different races.
- National Automotive Service Professionals Day
In 2005, the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence declared the second week of June as National Automotive Service Professionals Week, culminating in National Automotive Professionals Day, to honor the commitment of technicians all around the country.
- National Jerky Day
June 12th is a National Jerky Day, a day to celebrate dried meat.
- National Peanut Butter Cookie Day
Every June 12th we celebrate Peanut Butter Cookies! So visit this page and find the easiest peanut butter cookie recipe ever!
- Magic Day
Magic Day commemorates world’s best-known magicians called Harry Houdini. It is also celebrated on on Oct. 31, the day that Harry Houdini died. We have been unable to determine why there is two days for this or what the significance of June 12th is.
- World Day Against Child Labor
The World Day Against Child Labour is an International Labour Organization-sanctioned holiday first launched in 2002 aiming to raise awareness and activism to prevent child labour.
- Superman Day
National Superman Day is observed annually on June 12th. National Superman Day aims to honor the Man of Steel because he always stood for what is best for humanity.
- Red Rose Day
Every June 12th we celebrate the flower of love, the red rose. It also is the birth flower for June.
June 12th Zodiac
Gemini is the third astrological sign in the zodiac, originating from the constellation of Gemini.
Time period: May 21 – June 21
Ruling planet: Mercury
Zodiac quality: Mutable
Color: Light-Green, Yellow
Lucky Numbers: 5, 7, 14, 23
Strengths: Gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, ability to learn quickly and exchange ideas.
Geminis like books and talking a lot and going on trips.
Weaknesses: Geminis have a nervous energy, they can be inconsistent and have a hard time making up their mind. They don’t like routines, they get bored easy and they love being spontaneous.
June 12th Trivia
- 1924 – George H. W. Bush, American politician, 41st President of the United States was born.
- 1929 = Anne Frank, German/Dutch author, Holocaust victim was born on today.
German/Dutch author, Holocaust victim
- 1963 – Medgar Evers, American civil rights activist passed away.
- 1964 – Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life in prison.
- 1971 – American wrestler, Mark Henry was born in Silsbee, TX.
- 1987 – Ronald Reagan gives his famous speech where he challenges Mikhail Gorbachev to “tear down this wall”
- 1991 – Boris Yeltsin becomes Russia’s first President.
- 1994 – The world’s largest Boeing 777 takes off on it’s maiden flight.
- 2016 – A 29-year old walks into a night club in Orlando, Florida and kills 49 people.