Historical Events on May 12, 1997

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 14 North Koreans defect to South Korea
  • Angels scores 13 in 7th vs White Sox
  • Russia & Chechnya sign peace deal after 400 years of conflict
  • Susie Maroney, 22, of Australia, is 1st to swim from Cuba to Florida
  • Tornado narrowly misses downtown Miami