What Happened on May 10, 2012

Historical Events


Pope Benedict XVI signs decree of canonization of Benedictine nun and composer Hildegard von Bingen, completing sainthood process started in 1228

  • The Red Cross suspends all humanitarian work in Pakistan after a worker was kidnapped and killed
  • Two bombings in Damascus, Syria, kill 55 people and injure 370
2012 History

Famous Weddings

  • Food Network chef Robert Irvine (46) weds "TNA" pro wrestler Gail Kim (35) in California

Famous Deaths

  • Carroll Shelby, American automobile designer, dies at 89
  • Evelyn Johnson, American pilot (most flying hours - 57,685), dies at 102

About May 10, 2012

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 10 years, 10 months and 23 days
Leap Year: Yes

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: Young - Tulisa