Happy October 12th – Holidays, Horoscope and History

All About October 12th

Holidays, Horoscope and History

October 12th Holidays

  • Cookbook Launch Day
    October 12th is Cookbook Launch Day in the publishing world as many cookbooks are released today right before the holiday season. It’s a great day for you to start your own little cookbook binder or recipe collection.
  • Freethought Day
    October 12th encourages people to be free-thinkers but to also consider logic and evidence when making decisions.
  • International Moment of Frustration Scream Day
    Is there something frustrating you today? Well then this is the holiday for you. Thomas and Ruth Roy, founders of Wellcat Holidays, organized a day and celebrated by inviting all citizens of the world to go outside and scream for 30 seconds in order to give everyone an opportunity to get their frustrations out.
  • National Gumbo Day
    October 12th – Gumbo is a stew popular in Louisiana. Gumbo consists  of a strongly-flavored stock, meat or shellfish, a thickener, and celery, bell peppers, and onions. Try out this recipe for Authentic New Orleans Gumbo.
  • National Savings Day
    On October 12th National Savings Day urges you to set some time aside and plan out your finances so you can start saving some money.
  • Old Farmers Day
    National Farmer’s Day falls on October 12th. It is a day to honor the farmers who work so hard to keep us all fed!
  • World Arthritis Day
    World Arthritis Day, #WAD, is a global awareness day held every year on October 12th to help raise awareness across the world of the existence and impact of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, often referred to as RMDs.

October 12th Horoscope

  • Date range: September 23 – October 22
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  • Element: Air
  • Quality: Cardinal
  • Color: Pink, Green
  • Ruler: Venus
  • Lucky Numbers: 4, 6, 13, 15, 24
  • Personality Traits: Cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, stable, common sense, social but upsets easily, holds grudges, plays the victim
  • Famous Libras: Neve Campbell, Kate Winslet, Jesse Eisenberg, Sigourney Weaver, Hugh Jackman, Matt Damon, Naomi Watts, Will Smith, Viggo Mortenson, Zac Efron, Gwyneth Paltrow, Clive Owen, Hillary Duff, Tim Robbins, John Krasinski, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Alicia Silverstone, Susan Sarandon, Eminem, Elisabeth Shue.

October 12th History

  • 1492 – Christopher Columbus’s first expedition makes landfall in the Caribbean, specifically in The Bahamas.
  • 1692 – The Salem witch trials are ended by a letter from the governor of the Massachusetts Bay Province.
  • 1773 – The first insane asylum in the US opens in Williamsburg, Virginia, and was called the “Publick Hospital”.Witch in the Salem Witch Trials
  • 1792 – The first celebration of Columbus Day is held in New York City.
  • 1799 – Jeanne Geneviève Labrosse becomes the first woman to jump from a balloon with a parachute.
  • 1810 – The citizens of Munich hold the first Oktoberfest.
  • 1892 – The Pledge of Allegiance is first recited by students in many US public schools.
  • 1900 – The #1 song in the US Billboards was Ma Tiger Lily by Arthur Collins.
  • 1901 – President Theodore Roosevelt officially renames the “Executive Mansion” to the White House.
  • 1909 – The #1 song on the US Billboard was Swing Low, Sweet Chariot by The Fisk University Jubilee Quartet.
  • 1918 – A massive forest fire kills 453 people in Minnesota. Logan Japan Premiere Red Carpet- Hugh Jackman (38468823852)
  • 1935 – Luciano Pavarotti, Italian music performer was born in Modena, Italy.
  • 1937 – The #1 movie was One Hundred Men and a Girl.
  • 1957 – The #1 song on the US Billboards was Honeycomb by Jimmie Rodgers.
  • 1968 – Hugh Jackman, Actor was born in Sydney, Australia.
  • 1978 – The #1 song on the US Billboards was Kiss You All Over by Exile.
  • 1980 – The #1 movie was Private Benjamin starring Goldie Hawn.
  • 1988 – The #1 song on the US Billboards was Love Bites by Def Leppard.
  • 1998 – Matthew Shepard, a gay student at University of Wyoming, dies five days after he was beaten outside of Laramie.
  • 1999- The #1 song was Heartbreaker by Mariah Carey featuring Jay-Z.
  • 2017 – The United States announces its decision to withdraw from UNESCO and is immediately followed by Israel.

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