Thursday 12 July 1928US date format: 7/12/1928, UK date format: 12/7/1928
It was Thursday, under the sign of Cancer (see planets position on July 12, 1928). The US president was Calvin Coolidge (Republican).
Famous people born on this day include Alastair Burnett and Jo Myong-Rok.
City Slickers, directed by mgm, was one of the most viewed movies released in 1928
But much more happened that day: find out below..
What the sky looked like on 12 July 1928
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Which were the important events of 12 July 1928 ?
- Sveti Petar (St. Peter)
- Sunset and sunrise occur along Manhattan's street grid centerline
- Newfoundland - Orangemen's Day
- Northern Ireland - Battle of the Boyne Day (also known as Orangemen's Day or the Twelfth, see Irish calendar).
- Mongolia - Naadam Holiday (2nd day)
- The "center pivot irrigation day" of Colorado
- Kiribati - Independence Day
- RainMaker Day - Salem, OR.
- Spo TomT and Prfncipe - Independence Day
- Alastair Burnett
- Jo Myong-Rok: North Korean military official (d. 2010).
- Alastair Burnet: English journalist (d. 2012).
- Elias Corey: American chemist and academic Nobel Prize laureate.
- Elias James Corey: Scientist.
- Jo Myong-rok: North Korean marshal (d. 2010).
- Kathy Staff: British actress (Born 1928).
- Pixie Williams: New Zealand singer (d. 2013).
- Imero Fiorentino: American lighting designer (d. 2013).
- 1st televised tennis match
- Mexican aviator Emilio Carranza dies in a solo plane crash in the New Jersey Pine Barrens, while returning from a goodwill flight to New York City.