August 12th: What is special about this date?

August 12th marks the 224th day of the Gregorian calendar year (or the 225th in case of leap years). There are 141 days remaining until the end of the year. Discover famous birthdays on August 12th, celebrities died on this date, the zodiac sign associated to August 12th and what happened on August 12th in history. On this page we will address all your questions and curiosities about August 12th.


August 12th: what famous birthdays are on this date?

On August 12th there are the following famous birthdays:

  • Cara Delevingne
    Cara Delevingne (1992)

    Cara delevingne is a british model and actress known for her work in the fashion industry and for her roles in movies such as 'paper towns'...

  • Casey Affleck
    Casey Affleck (1975)

    American actor with credits in hollywood feature movies.

  • George Hamilton
    George Hamilton (1939)

    American actor, beautiful sex symbol and tanned.

  • Dominique Swain
    Dominique Swain (1980)

    American actress chosen from 2,500 girls to portray the lead role in a movie remake of vladimir nabokov’s "lolita" it was scandalous back...

  • Luis Mariano
    Luis Mariano (1914)

    His family settled in bordeaux after he sang spanish basque.

  • John Cazale
    John Cazale (1935)

    Actor (dog day afternoon, deer hunter), dies at 41.

  • John Derek
    John Derek (1926)

    After his 1944 debut film, "since you were away," he was drafted into the military.

  • Iza Calzado
    Iza Calzado (1982)

    Filipino tv actress.

  • Leah Pipes
    Leah Pipes (1988)

    American actress.

  • Jane Wyatt
    Jane Wyatt (1910)

    American singer and actress (d. 2006).

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August 12th: who died on this date?

On August 12th the following celebrities died:

  • Lauren Bacall
    Lauren Bacall (2014)

    American actress and star for more than a century.

  • Henry Fonda
    Henry Fonda (1982)

    American actor.

  • Ian Fleming
    Ian Fleming (1964)

    James bond, the english novelist and creator (born in 1908).

  • Merv Griffin
    Merv Griffin (2007)

    American entertainer and tv host.

  • Loretta Young
    Loretta Young (2000)

    American actress who had her own television show in the 1950s.

  • Peter Woodthorpe
    Peter Woodthorpe (2004)

    British actor (born 1931).

  • Una Stubbs
    Una Stubbs (2021)

    Una Stubbs is a British actress best known for her role as Mrs.

  • Arlene Martel
    Arlene Martel (2014)

    Arlene Martel was an actress best known for her role as T'Pring in the original Star Trek series.

  • Stephen Lewis
    Stephen Lewis (2015)

    Canadian diplomat and politician 14th canadian ambassador at the united nations.

  • Dorothy Mackaill
    Dorothy Mackaill (1990)

    Actress in love affair, dies at 87 from kidney failure.

  • See all famous people who died on August 12th


August 12th: what zodiac sign is associated with this date?

On August 12th, the zodiac sign associated with this date is Leo according to the Western Zodiac.

Leo zodiac sign

August 12th: what is special about the Leo sign?

The Leo sign encompasses people born between July 23rd and August 22nd.

You can discover Leo's personality traits and attitude and Leo's most and least compatible signs.

If you're a Leo born in August discover why August born are so special.


August 12th: what happened on this date in history?

Here's what happened on August 12th in history:

  • Aug 12, 1930: Turkish troops move into Persia to fight Kurdish insurgents.
  • Aug 12, 1936: Demo baseball game at 1936 Olympics in Berlin, world beats US, 6-5
  • Aug 12, 1943: Alleged date of the first Philadelphia Experiment test on United States Navy ship USS Eldridge.
  • Aug 12, 1948: Cleveland Indians get 29 hits in a 9 inning game
  • Aug 12, 1962: 1st time 2 people in space
  • Aug 12, 1978: Arron Marshall completes a record shower of 336 hours
  • Aug 12, 1982: Heavy Israeli bombardement of Beirut
  • Aug 12, 1983: General Manuel A Noriega becomes commander of Panamanian army
  • Aug 12, 1984: 23rd Olympic games close at Los Angeles, California
  • Aug 12, 1986: Don Baylor gets hits by a pitch for a record 25th time in a season.
  • Aug 12, 1991: Creditors vote to support Greyhound Bus reorganization plan.
  • Aug 12, 2013: Insurgent in Iraq (post-U.S. withdrawal:) Eight people are killed and 25 injured in a suicide bombing attack at a cafe in Balad, north of Baghdad.

What day of the year is August 12th?

August 12th marks the 224th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (or the 225th in case of leap years).

There are 141 days remaining until the end of the year.

August 12th is the 12th day of the month of August.


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