On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 2014

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Voters in Eastern Ukraine vote for self-rule in referendum

Famous Deaths

  • Cornell Borchers, German actress (The Big Lift, Floodtide, Istanbul), dies at 89
  • H. R. Giger, Swiss Oscar-winning surrealist artist, dies from injuries from a fall at 74