July 12, 1972

Here are all the facts you need to know about your birthday on Wednesday, July 12, 1972:

🕰️ Born into › Generation X
🎉 Next birthday will be on › Saturday
🎂 How many days until my birthday

Countdown time to your next birthday:

🍿 Number one movie › The Godfather
🎮 Number one video game › Pong
🎵 Number one song › "Lean On Me" by Bill Withers

🐀 Chinese Zodiac › Rat
☀️ Sun Sign › Cancer
🌊 Zodiac Element › Water
🌠 Zodiac Quality › Cardinal
🪐 Ruling Planet › Moon ☽
🐼 Spirit Animal › Woodpecker

🔢 Life Path Number › 11
🌼 Birth flower › Larkspur
🪨 Birthstone › Ruby
📅 Lucky day › Monday
Power Color › Silver

Gas price per gallon › $0.36

🏛️ President of United States
🌎 World population › 3,851,545,181 Source: un.org

⚡️ You’ve traveled over 30,299,200,000 miles through the Milky Way.
⚡️ You have blinked over 463,577,760 times in your lifetime
⚡️ Your heart beat over 2,181,542,400 times.
⚡️ You have taken about 3,181,416,000 steps.
⚡️ You have taken approximately 381,769,920 breaths since your birth.

⏱️ Your billionth (1,000,000,000) second was on March 20, 2004.

What happened on my birthday

Britain's King Charles II ratifies Habeas Corpus Act allowing prisoners right to be imprisoned to be examined by a court.

Battle of Boyne: in Ireland, Protestant King William III defeats English Catholic King James II.

French Revolution: The Civil Constitution of the Clergy is adopted, putting the Catholic Church in France under the control of the state.

Former United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton dies after being shot in a pistol duel by Vice President Aaron Burr.

In New Zealand, British forces invade Waikato, home of the Maori King Movement, beginning a new phase of the wars between Maori and Colonial British.

150,000 Ulstermen gather and resolve to resist Irish Home Rule by force of arms; since the British Liberals have promised the Irish nationalists Home Rule, civil war appears imminent.

World War II: Battle of Prokhorovka - Russians defeat German forces in one of the largest ever tank battles.

US Surgeon General Leroy Burney connects smoking with lung cancer.

Famous people with my birthday

Gaby Roslin, English television presenter

Jan Nemec, Czech film director (Diamonds of the Night)

Eric Cullen, actor (Huntington Tower)

Ron Fairly, American baseball utility and broadcaster

Joseph Whipp, American actor (Escape from Alcatraz)

Dioniysis Papagiannopoulos, Greek stage and screen actor

Phillip Adams, Australian humanist and broadcaster (Late Night Live)

Melissa O'Neil, Canadian actress (The Rookie) and singer (Canadian Idol, 2005)

Holidays on Wednesday, July 12th

Night of Nights
The Night of Nights is a special day on July 12th when people remember and celebrate the last time Morse code, a way of sending messages with dots and dashes, was used for commercial messages in the U.S.

National Hair Creator's Day
National Hair Creator's Day, celebrated on July 12th since 2021, is a day to honor and showcase the creativity and self-expression of both professional and self-taught hairstylists, encouraging everyone to flaunt their unique hairstyling skills.

Etch A Sketch Day
Etch A Sketch Day, celebrated every July 12th, commemorates the anniversary of this classic toy's release, encouraging everyone to unleash their creativity with the twist of two knobs.

National Simplicity Day
National Simplicity Day, celebrated on July 12th, encourages us to simplify our lives in honor of Henry David Thoreau's birthday, reminding us of the joy in living simply and appreciating the basics.

Pulse Night of Remembrance
The Pulse Night of Remembrance is a day to honor and remember the 49 people who were killed and the 53 who were injured in a terrible shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12, 2016, showing support for the LGBTQ+ community and standing against violence.


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