What Happened on May 2, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


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'The Scream', by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch (a pastel version) sells at auction for $119,922,500

Painter and Print Maker Edvard Munch
Painter and Print Maker
Edvard Munch

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Barcelona football player Lionel Messi breaks the European goal-scoring record with 68 goals

Football Star Lionel Messi
Football Star
Lionel Messi

Famous Deaths

  • Junior Seau, NFL inside linebacker, commits suicide at 43