July 12 is the 193rd day of the year.. There are 172 days remaining until the end of the year.
+ 1804 – Former United States Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton dies a day after being shot in a duel.
+ 1862 – The Medal of Honor is authorized by the United States Congress.
+ 1962 – The Rolling Stones perform their first concert, at London's Marquee Club.
+ 1937 – Bill Cosby, American actor, comedian, producer, and screenwriter
+ 1948 – Richard Simmons, American fitness trainer and actor
+ 1951 – Cheryl Ladd, American actress