On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 2001

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 46th Eurovision Song Contest: Tanel Padar, Dave Benton and 2XL for Estonia wins singing "Everybody" in Copenhagen
  • English FA Cup Final, Millennium Stadium, Cardiff (72,500): Liverpool beats Arsenal, 2-1 with Michael Owen scoring twice for the Reds

Famous Weddings

  • American actor Eddie Cibrian (28) weds TV personality Brandi Glanville (28) at the beachfront Ritz-Carlton, Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

  • Alexei Tupolev, Russian aircraft designer (b. 1925)
  • Didi [Waldyr Pereira], Brazilian footballer, dies at 72
  • Perry Como, American singer (b. 1912)