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? 10 years and 15 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: Labour Day (India)

Generation: Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Taurus

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye Featuring Kimbra
  • UK #1 Song: Call Me Maybe - Carly Rae Jepsen