On This Day — July 12


July 12th is the 193rd day of the year (194th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 172 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Friday or Saturday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on a Monday or Wednesday (56).

Important historical events include in 1963, in Gorton, England, 16-year-old Pauline Reade disappeared, the first victim of serial killers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley.

Other historical incidents occurring on the day are in 1917, vigilantes forcibly deported about 1,300 striking mine workers, their supporters, and bystanders from Bisbee, Arizona, U.S., to New Mexico.

Also, in 1801 – French Revolutionary Wars: A squadron of Royal Navy ships of the line defeated a larger squadron of ships from the Spanish Navy and French Navy in the Gut of Gibraltar.

Bill Cosby turns… 80
Profession: Sitcom Actor / Accused Rapist
Awards: Grammys x7

Anna Friel turns… 41
Profession: Marcella Actress
Awards: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Comedy or Musical nomination x1

Brock Lesnar turns… 40
Profession: UFC Fighter / WWE Wrestler
Awards: UFC Heavyweight Champion x1 + WWE Champion x4

Michelle Rodriguez turns… 39
Profession: Fast & Furious Actress
Awards: N/A

Phoebe Tonkin turns… 28
Profession: The Vampire Diaries Actress
Awards: N/A

Happy Birthday to all July 12th babies from the Gossip Life!

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