On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 2016

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

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

Famous Divorces

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

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