On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 2012

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Eurozone economy narrowly avoids recession
  • Greece's fifth attempt to a form a coalition government fails and new June elections are scheduled

Famous Deaths

  • Carlos Fuentes, Mexican author, dies from a haemorrhage at 83
  • Jean Craighead George, American writer (Julie of the Wolves), dies at 92