On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 2006

Historical Events

  • A major rebellion occurs in São Paulo as members of criminal organization Primeiro Comando da Capital attack police officers and stations, eventually escalating to several prisons in Brazil leaving around 130 dead

Famous Deaths

  • Sonny Montgomery, American politician (Rep-D-Mississippi 1967-97), dies at 85
2006 Highlights

About May 12, 2006

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 14 years, 6 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus