On This Day

What Happened on May 1, 2012

Historical Events

  • China and Russia sign $15 billion dollar trade deal
  • Guggenheim Partners make the largest ever purchase of a sports franchise after buying the Los Angeles Dodgers for $2.1 billion

Famous Deaths

  • Charles "skip" Pitts, American soul and blues guitarist, dies from lung cancer at 65
2012 Highlights

About May 1, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 8 years, 10 months and 5 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Labour Day (India)

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus