On This Day

What Happened on May 7, 2012

Historical Events

  • NATO air strike kills 14 and woulds 6 civilians in Afghanistan's Badghis Province
  • Paeleoclimatological research claims dinosaur flatulence may have warmed the earth

Historic Event

Vladimir Putin sworn in for third six-year term as President of Russia

Famous Weddings

  • Former "Dexter" actress Julie Benz (40) weds marketing executive Rich Orosco (39) at the historic John Sowden house in the Los Feliz neighborhood of Los Angeles
2012 Highlights

About May 7, 2012

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 10 years and 18 days
Leap Year: Yes

Holidays: May Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

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