On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 2016

Historical Events

Historic Event

Michel Temer, former vice-president, becomes Brazilian interim President after a vote to impeach Dilma Rousseff

President of Brazil Dilma Rousseff
President of Brazil
Dilma Rousseff

Famous Divorces

Billie Piper

Actress Billie Piper and fellow actor Laurence Fox divorce after 8 years of marriage

Singer and Actress Billie Piper
Singer and Actress
Billie Piper

Famous Deaths

  • Delbert L. Latta, American politician (Rep-R-OH, 1959-89), dies at 96
  • Julius La Rosa, American singer (fired by Arthur Godfrey on the air), dies at 86
2016 Highlights

About May 12, 2016

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 5 years, 5 months and 11 days
Leap Year: Yes

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