On This Day: August 12th
This is 224th day of the year and 141 days remain in the year.
- Hebrew calendar—1 Elul 5778
- Chinese calendar—the 2nd day of the 7th month of 4716 (Wu Xu)
- Islamic calendar—(note)
Christy Mathewsonbaseball player
Pete Samprastennis player
Katharine Lee Batesauthor
Cecil B. De Millefilm director
Mary Roberts Rinehartnovelist
Erwin Schrödingertheoretical physicist
George Hamiltonactor, producer
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Note: Dates in the Islamic calendar are provided for planning purposes only, and calculated with the hdate Islamic calendar program for moonrise in Boston, Masschusetts. Depending on your location and other factors, this result may differ from actual religious observances by one day. Please consult your local religious authority for any religious determinations of hejiric date.