What happened this day in history July 12, 1961

What are the important events that happened on July 12, 1961? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 12, 1961: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 12, 1961 is the 193rd day of the year 1961 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 172 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is June 29, 1961 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘hectaenneacontatrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $204.09. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Cancer is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Ox is the mythical animal and Metal is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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July 12, 1961 Historical Events

  • 1961
    Pune floods due to failure of the Khadakwasla and Panshet dams. Half of Pune is submerged, more than 100,000 families need to be relocated and the death tally exceeds 2,000.

Who were born on July 12, 1961?

  • 1961
    Heikko Glöde, German footballer

Who died on July 12, 1961?

  • 1961
    Mazo de la Roche, Canadian author (b. 1879)

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