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In the Gregorian Calendar, June 12 is the 163th
(hundredth – sixtieth third) day of the year.

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Quote of the Day…

I will never believe that the powerful, the politicians and the capitalists are solely responsible for the war. No, the common man is also happy to do it. If this were not the case, the peoples would have rebelled long ago.

— Anna Frank
German daily newspaper (born June 12, 1929).

Events that Happened “A Day as Today”

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Events that Happened “Such a Day as Today” / Image Credit: Gerd Altmann

June 12 – A Day as Today – Events

  • 1295: Pope Boniface VIII names Jaime II of Aragon king of Sardinia and Corsica.
  • 1474: in La Nava (Huelva), given the refusal of the neighbors to go and die in the war against Portugal, Isabel I sends Pedro de Trujillo with armed men to arrest all the rebellious neighbors.
  • 1560: in the province of Owari (Japan), Oda Nobunaga defeats Imagawa Yoshimoto (battle of Okehazama).
  • 1665: in New York (in the former Dutch settlement of New Amsterdam) the British install a municipal government.
  • 1696: in Mongolia, battle of Jao Modo, victory of the imperial Chinese army of Emperor Kangxi and defeat of the troops of the Zungarian Khanate of Galdan Boshugtu Khan.
  • 1749: in Rome and Ostia (Italy), a tornado (possibly with several vortices) leaves a balance of three fatalities.
  • 1775: in the framework of the American Revolution, the British general Thomas Gage declares martial law in Massachusetts. The British offer forgiveness to all colonists who relinquish arms. He only indicated two exceptions: Samuel Adams and John Hancock, who would be hanged if captured.
  • 1821: Egypt annexes Eastern Sudan.
  • 1824: in San Salvador, the capital city of El Salvador, a Constituent Assembly approves the first Constitution in the history of El Salvador as a member state of the Central American Federation.
  • 1881: in Missouri (United States), a tornado devastates the village of Hopkins.
  • 1897: in Assam (India), at 11:06 (local time) an 8.3 magnitude earthquake leaves 1,500 victims. See List of earthquakes since 900 AD. C. until 1900 d. C.
  • 1897: In Venezuela, the Maracaibo Brewery is inaugurated, the first beer made in that country
  • 1898: in the Philippines, General Emilio Aguinaldo declares that his country is independent from Spain.
  • 1901: Cuba agrees to become a US protectorate.
  • 1912: The Olimpia Deportivo Club is founded in Tegucigalpa (Honduras).
  • 1914: In General Daniel Cerri, Province of Buenos Aires, Argentine Republic, the Sansinena Social and Sports Athletic Club is founded.
  • 1921: in Heredia (Costa Rica) the Club Sport Herediano is founded.
  • 1935: the protocol that ends the Chaco war between Bolivia and Paraguay is signed in Buenos Aires.
  • 1939 – In the United States, Paramount Pictures begins filming the movie Dr. Cyclops, the first horror movie ever to be photographed on the technicolorthree-strip.
  • 1939: in Cooperstown (New York, United States) the National Baseball Hall of Fame opens.
  • 1940: in Saint-Valery-en-Caux (France), in the framework of World War II, 13,000 British and French soldiers surrender to Nazi Marshal Erwin Rommel.
  • 1942: in the context of the Jewish Holocaust, the future writer Anne Frank (1929-1945) receives a blank diary as a gift for her thirteenth birthday.
  • 1943: in Berezhany (Ternopil Oblast, Ukraine), in the framework of the Jewish Holocaust, the Nazis exterminate the ghetto; 1,180 Jews are taken to the Jewish cemetery and shot.
  • 1950: in Ocaña (Colombia) the governor of Norte de Santander at that time, Dr. Lucio Pabón Núñez founded the Industrial Technical Institute, which in 2010 will be renamed the Educational Institution Lucio Pabón Núñez Industrial Technical Institute.
  • 1954: Pope Pius XII canonizes Dominic Savio, a child ward of the priest Juan Bosco.
  • 1956: in the Las Heras prison, located in the Palermo neighborhood (Buenos Aires), the military dictatorship of Pedro Eugenio Aramburu executes General Juan José Valle due to his support for the democratic government of Juan Domingo Perón (overthrown in 1955) .
  • 1962: The Canaima National Park is created in Venezuela
  • 1963 – In Jackson, Mississippi, a member of the Ku Klux Klan terrorist gang assassinates the black leader of civil rights Medgar Evers.
  • 1964: in South Africa, Nelson Mandela (anti-apartheid activist and leader of the ANC) is sentenced to life imprisonment for sabotage.
  • 1967: The Soviet Union launches the Venera 4 space probe towards Venus, which becomes the second probe to enter the atmosphere of Venus and the first to send data about it.
  • 1974: in Buenos Aires, the democratic president Juan Domingo Perón goes out for the last time to the balcony of the Casa Rosada (he will die on July 1).
  • 1985: Spain signs the accession treaty to the European Economic Community (now the European Union).
  • 1987: In the Central African Republic, a jury sentences former Emperor Jean-Bédel Bokassa to death for the crimes he committed during his 13-year dictatorship.
  • 1991: in the Kokkadichcholai village, near the town of Batticaloa, in the east of the island of Sri Lanka, the Sri Lankan army massacres 152 people from the Tamil minority.
  • 1991: in Russia, Borís Yeltsin is elected president.
  • 1991: the Russian city of Leningrad regains its old name of Saint Petersburg.
  • 1994: First official flight of the world’s largest twin-jet aircraft Boeing 777
  • 1994: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ronald Goldman are murdered outside their home in Los Angeles, California. O.J. Simpson is subsequently acquitted of the murders, but is held liable for a civil wrongful death lawsuit.
  • 2004: in Portugal the Eurocopa 2004 of soccer begins.
  • 2007: Inhaled insulin goes on sale.
  • 2012: The then President of the Argentine Nation, Cristina Fernández, announces the launch of PRO.CRE.AR.
  • 2013: South Korean group BTS makes their debut in South Korea, with the publication of their single No More Dream.
  • 2014: the 2014 World Cup begins in Brazil.
  • 2016: The Orlando Pulse club massacre takes place.
  • 2018: the 2018 US-North Korea Summit is held.
  • 2018: The Republic of Macedonia confirms that it will initiate the change of its name to “Republic of North Macedonia”.
  • 2019: in Ecuador, the Constitutional Court recognizes as valid the so-called equal marriage, which opens the door to marriage between people of the same sex.

Who was Born “A Day as Today”?

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Who was Born “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Susanne Jutzeler

June 12 – A Day as Today – Births

  • 950: Reizei, Japanese emperor (d. 1011).
  • 1519: Cosimo I, Tuscan Duke (d. 1574).
  • 1577: Paul Guldin, Swiss mathematician and astronomer (d. 1643).
  • 1659: Yamamoto Tsunetomo, Japanese samurai (d. 1719).
  • 1703: Jacobo Sedelmayer, Jesuit missionary and explorer of New Spain (d. 1779).
  • 1776: José Manuel de Goyeneche, Spanish military, diplomat and politician (d. 1846).
  • 1802: Harriet Martineau, British sociologist, economist, philosopher and activist (d. 1876).
  • 1804: Giovanni Zanardini, Italian physician (d. 1878).
  • 1805: Julián Castro, Venezuelan military and politician (d. 1875, his 70th birthday).
  • 1806 – John Augustus Roebling, German-American civil engineer (d. 1869).
  • 1812: Edmond Hébert, French geologist (d. 1890).
  • 1817: Manuel Antonio Tocornal, Chilean lawyer and politician (d. 1867).
  • 1818: Manuel Doblado, Mexican military and politician (d. 1865).
  • 1819: Charles Kingsley, British writer (d. 1875).
  • 1827: Johanna Spyri, Swiss writer (d. 1901).
  • 1833: Manuel Velarde Seoane, Peruvian military and politician (f. 1900).
  • 1851: Oliver Joseph Lodge, British physicist and writer (d. 1940).
  • 1869: Antonio Royo Villanova, Spanish journalist (d. 1958).
  • 1871: Mamerto Natividad, Philippine military man (d. 1897).
  • 1890: Egon Schiele, Austrian graphic artist and painter (d. 1918).
  • 1892: Djuna Barnes, American writer (d. 1982).
  • 1892: Ferdinand Schörner, German general (d. 1973).
  • 1897: Anthony Eden, British politician (d. 1977).
  • 1899: Fritz Albert Lipmann, German-American biochemist, 1953 Nobel Prize winner in Medicine (d. 1986).
  • 1901: Clyde Geronimi, Italian-American animated film director (d. 1989).
  • 1901: L. Harrison Matthews, British zoologist (d. 1986).
  • 1902: Menachem Mendel Schneerson, Ukrainian Jewish rabbi (d. 1994).
  • 1905: Amelia de la Torre, Spanish actress (d. 1987).
  • 1906: Sandro Penna, Italian poet (d. 1977).
  • 1908: Otto Skorzeny, famous Nazi SS commando (d. 1975).
  • 1911: Milovan Đilas, Montenegrin writer and politician (d. 1995).
  • 1913: Elisabeth Eidenbenz, Swiss nurse and philanthropist (d. 2011).
  • 1915: David Rockefeller, American banker (d. 2017).
  • 1916: Irwin Allen, American filmmaker (d. 1991).
  • 1918: Florentino Pérez Embid, Spanish historian (d. 1974).
  • 1919: Ahmed Abdallah, Comorian politician (d. 1989).
  • 1921: Luis García Berlanga, Spanish filmmaker (d. 2010).
  • 1921: Christopher Derrick, British writer (d. 2007).
  • 1924: George H. W. Bush, American politician, military man, diplomat, aviator, and statesman, 41st President of the United States between 1989 and 1993 (d. 2018).
  • 1925: Raphaël Geminiani, French cyclist.
  • 1926: Amadeo Carrizo, Argentine soccer player (f. 2020).
  • 1929: Anne Frank, writer, Jewish victim of the Nazis (d. 1945).
  • 1930: Innes Ireland, Scottish racing driver (d. 1993).
  • 1932: Mamo Wolde, Ethiopian athlete (d. 2002).
  • 1936: Nelly Fontán, Argentine actress (f. 2003).
  • 1941: Chick Corea, American jazz pianist, keyboardist and composer, winner of 20 Grammy Awards (d. 2021).
  • 1941: Roy Harper, British musician.
  • 1942: Bert Sakmann, German physiologist and researcher, Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1991.
  • 1944: Nelson Acosta, former Uruguayan soccer player and coach.
  • 1947: Juan Madrid, Spanish writer.
  • 1947: Marcelo Araujo, Argentine sports journalist.
  • 1949: John Wetton, British singer, bassist and guitarist of the band Asia (f. 2017).
  • 1951: Brad Delp, American composer, singer and musician of the band Boston (d. 2007).
  • 1952: Benito Floro, Spanish soccer coach.
  • 1952: Pete Farndon, British bassist for the band The Pretenders (d. 1983).
  • 1954: Juan José Oré, Peruvian soccer player.
  • 1956: Luis Luque, Argentine actor.
  • 1957: Geri Allen, American music teacher and pianist (d. 2017).
  • 1959: Epi, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1962: Jordan Peterson, clinical psychologist and professor.
  • 1963: T. B. Joshua, Nigerian telepreacher and writer (d. 2021).
  • 1963: Johnny Weiss, American professional wrestler.
  • 1964: Paula Marshall, American actress.
  • 1965: Carlos Luis Morales, Ecuadorian soccer player and politician (f. 2020).
  • 1967: Icíar Bollaín, Spanish actress and filmmaker.
  • 1968: Damián de Santo, Argentine actor.
  • 1970: Gordon Michael Woolvett, Canadian actor.
  • 1970: Rick Hoffman, American actor
  • 1971: Mark Henry, American professional wrestler.
  • 1972: Bounty Killer, Jamaican DJ.
  • 1973: Mel Rodríguez, American actor.
  • 1974: Kerry Kittles, American basketball player.
  • 1974: Hideki Matsui, Japanese baseball player.
  • 1974: Jason Mewes, American film and television actor.
  • 1976: Thomas Sørensen, Danish soccer player.
  • 1976: Antawn Jamison, American basketball player.
  • 1977: Nico Vázquez, Argentine actor.
  • 1979: Diego Milito, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1979: Álex Mumbrú, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1979: Robyn, Swedish singer and musician.
  • 1980: Walter Erviti, Argentine footballer.
  • 1981: Adriana Lima, Brazilian model.
  • 1981: Nora Tschirner, German television presenter.
  • 1982: Loïc Duval, French motorsport driver.
  • 1983: Bryan Habana, South African rugby player.
  • 1984: Bruno Soriano Llido, Spanish footballer.
  • 1984: Andrea Servi, Italian footballer (f. 2013).
  • 1985: Blake Ross, American software developer.
  • 1985: Dave Franco, American actor.
  • 1986: Rozalén, Spanish singer-songwriter.
  • 1986: Sergio Rodríguez, Spanish basketball player.
  • 1986: Mario Casas, Spanish actor.
  • 1987: Omar Merlo, Argentine soccer player.
  • 1987: Antonio Barragán, Spanish footballer.
  • 1987: Carlos Gilberto Nascimento Silva, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1988: Eren Derdiyok, Swiss footballer.
  • 1988: Mauricio Isla, Chilean soccer player.
  • 1989: Laura Kirkpatrick, American model
  • 1991: John Narváez, Ecuadorian soccer player.
  • 1992: Philippe Coutinho, Brazilian soccer player.
  • 1996: Alex Rufer, New Zealand footballer.

Who Left Us “A Day as Today”?

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Who Left Us “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Katrina

June 12 – A Day as Today – Deaths

  • 53 a. C .: Crassus the Triunviro (Marco Licinius Crassus), important Roman aristocrat, general and politician (n. 115 BC).
  • 816: Leo III, Italian pope canonized by the Catholic Church (b. 750).
  • 918: Etelfleda, English queen (b.869).
  • 1479: Juan de Sahagún, Spanish religious canonized by the Catholic Church (b. 1430).
  • 1545: Francisco I of Lorraine, Duke of Lorraine (b. 1517).
  • 1550: Cristóbal de Castillejo, Spanish poet (b.1490).
  • 1560: Imagawa Yoshimoto, Japanese warrior (b. 1519).
  • 1825: Toribio Rodríguez de Mendoza, Peruvian priest (b. 1750), precursor of independence.
  • 1847: Francisco Javier González Cienfuegos y Jovellanos (81 years old), Spanish archbishop (b. 1766).
  • 1849: Angélica Catalani (69), Italian singer (b. 1780).
  • 1852: Xavier de Maistre, Savoyard soldier and writer (b. 1763).
  • 1875: Julián Castro (70), Venezuelan military and politician (b.1805, the day of his birthday).
  • 1876: Edward Newman, British botanist and writer (b.1801).
  • 1878: Isabel de Palencia, Spanish writer, playwright and actress (d. 1974).
  • 1912: Frédéric Passy, ​​French politician and economist, Nobel Peace Prize winner in 1901 (b. 1822).
  • 1917: Teresa Carreño, Venezuelan pianist (b. 1853).
  • 1925: Gustave García, Italian baritone (b. 1837).
  • 1925 – Richard Teichmann, German chess player (b.1868).
  • 1928: Salvador Díaz Mirón, Mexican poet (b. 1853).
  • 1937: Mikhail Tukhachevsky, Soviet Marshal (b. 1893).
  • 1954: Rollin Thorne Sologuren, Peruvian businessman (b. 1881).
  • 1962 – John Ireland, British composer (b. 1879).
  • 1965: Arnold Peter Møller, Danish businessman (b.1876).
  • 1966: Hermann Scherchen, German conductor (b.1891).
  • 1969: Aleksandr Deineka, Soviet artist (b.1899).
  • 1972: Saul Alinsky, American writer and sociologist (b.1909).
  • 1972: Edmund Wilson, American literary critic and writer (b. 1895).
  • 1975: Fernando Herrero Tejedor, Spanish jurist and politician (b.1920).
  • 1977: Epi, Spanish footballer (b.1919).
  • 1978: Guo Moruo, Chinese writer (b. 1892).
  • 1980: Masayoshi Ohira, Japanese Prime Minister (b.1910).
  • 1980: Milburn Stone, American actor (b.1904).
  • 1981: Evalyn Knapp, American actress (b.1908).
  • 1982: Karl R. von Frisch, Austrian zoologist, Nobel laureate for physiology or medicine in 1973 (b. 1886).
  • 1983: Norma Shearer, Canadian actress (b.1902).
  • 1985: Marcela Paz (Ester Huneeus Salas de Claro), Chilean children’s writer (b.1902).
  • 1988: Marcel Poot, Belgian musician and composer (b.1901).
  • 1993: Jesús Fueyo Álvarez, Spanish writer and essayist (b. 1922).
  • 1993: Manuel Summers, Spanish cartoonist, humorist and filmmaker (b. 1935).
  • 1994: Nicole Brown Simpson, ex-wife of professional soccer player O. J. Simpson (b. 1959).
  • 1994 – Ronald Goldman, American waiter and aspiring model (b.1968).
  • 1995: Arturo Benedetti Michelangeli, Italian pianist (b.1920).
  • 1997: Bulat Okudzhava, Russian poet, novelist and singer-songwriter (b.1924).
  • 1998: Torrebruno, Italian singer, actor and showman (b.1936).
  • 2002: Bill Blass, American fashion designer (b.1922).
  • 2002: José Luis Dibildos, Spanish film producer (b.1929).
  • 2003: Gregory Peck, American actor (b.1916).
  • 2006: Guiorgui Lígueti, Hungarian composer (b.1923).
  • 2006: Kenneth Thomson, Canadian collector and businessman (b.1923).
  • 2007: Tito Gómez, Puerto Rican salsa singer (b.1948).
  • 2011: John Hospers, American philosopher (b.1918).
  • 2011: Teodoro Kantor, Argentine writer and journalist (b.1920).
  • 2012: Elinor Ostrom, American political scientist, Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics in 2009 (b.1933).
  • 2012: Adrián Otero, Argentine singer of the band Memphis la Blusera (b. 1958).
  • 2012: Pahiño, Spanish soccer player (b.1923).
  • 2013: Jirōemon Kimura, Japanese supercentennial (b.1897).
  • 2014: Jimmy Scott, American singer (b.1925).
  • 2014: Francesc Vallverdú, Spanish poet, translator and sociolinguist (b.1935).
  • 2015: Fernando Brant, Brazilian poet, lyricist, journalist and screenwriter (b.1946).
  • 2016: Janet Waldo, American actress (b.1920).
  • 2016: George Voinovich, American politician (b.1936).
  • 2019: Javiera Suárez, Chilean journalist (b.1982).
  • 2020: Perfect Yásay Jr., Filipino politician of American nationality (b.1947).
  • 2020: Rafael Valencia, Arabist and Spanish academic (b. 1952).
  • 2020: Ricky Valance, Welsh singer (b.1939).
  • 2020: Juli Sanclimens Genescà, Spanish politician, mayor of Manresa (b.1935)
  • 2020: Carl Brewer, American politician (b.1957).
  • 2020: Lino Esterino Garavaglia, Italian Catholic Bishop (b.1927).
  • 2020: José Ramón Pérez Ornia, Spanish journalist (b.1946).

What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”?

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What is Celebrated “A Day as Today”? / Image Credit: Sakkanan Norkaew

June 12 – A Day as Today – Celebration

  • World Day Against Child Labor.
  • International Dubbing Day.
  • Roman Empire: sixth day of Vestalia in honor of Vesta.
  • Brazil: Valentine’s Day.
  • El Salvador: Customs Day.
  • Spain: (Sahagún and Salamanca): patronal feast in honor of San Juan de Sahagún.
  • United States: “Loving Day”, an unofficial holiday that celebrates the legalization of interracial marriage (between Mildred Jeter [black, 1939-2008] and Richard Loving [white, 1933-1975]).
  • Philippines: Independence Day.
  • Paraguay: Armistice Day (end of the Chaco War).
  • Peru: Computer Science Day.
  • Russia: Motherland Day.

Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today”

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Catholic Santoral “A Day as Today” / Image Credit: Peter H

June 12 – A Day as Today – Catholic Santoral

  • Saint Basilides of Lorium, martyr.
  • Saint Onuphrius of Egypt, anchorite (400).
  • Saint Leo III, pope (816).
  • Saint Odulf of Utrecht, priest (c. 855).
  • Saint Aeschylus of Sweden, bishop and martyr (1080).
  • Blessed Guido de Cortona, priest (1245).
  • Blessed Placido de Ocra, abbot (1248).
  • Blessed Florida Cevoli (Lucrecia Elena), virgin (1767).
  • Saint Gaspar Bertoni, priest (1843).
  • Blessed Lorenzo María de San Francisco Javier Salvi, priest (1856).
  • Blessed Mercedes María de Jesús Molina, virgin (1883).

What Sign of the Zodiac Rules those Born “A Day as Today”?

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Prediction your zodiac sign with Dorian / Image Credit: p2722754

June 12 – A Day as Today – Zodiac Sign

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