On This Day

What Happened on May 4, 2012

Historical Events

  • 14 decapitated bodies and 9 hung from a bridge are found in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

Famous Deaths

Person of interestAdam Yauch

MCA [Adam Yauch], American rap-rock vocalist (Beastie Boys -"(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party!)"), dies from cancer at 47

Rocker Adam Yauch
Rocker
Adam Yauch
  • Mort Lindsey [Lippman], American pianist, arranger, musical director (Judy Garland, 1961-64; Merv Griffin Show, 1962-86; Barbra Streisand, 1968), and composer, dies at 89
2012 Highlights

About May 4, 2012

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 9 years, 5 months and 17 days
Leap Year: Yes

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