What Happened on May 2, 2012

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Person of InterestThe Scream

A pastel version of "The Scream", by Norwegian painter Edvard Munch sells at auction for $119,922,500
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"The Scream", pastel on cardboard by Edvard Munch

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Barcelona football player Lionel Messi breaks the European goal-scoring record with 68 goals

Football Star Lionel Messi
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Lionel Messi

Famous Deaths

  • Junior Seau, NFL inside linebacker, commits suicide at 43