On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 2017

Historical Events

  • Brazil declares end to Zika national emergency as cases decrease

Music releaseAlbum Release

Former One Direction singer Harry Styles releases his self-titled debut solo album

Singer Harry Styles
Harry Styles

Famous Deaths

  • Mauno Koivisto, President of Finland (1982-94), dies at 93
  • Michael Jackson, American NFL wide receiver (NFL receiving TD leader 1996; Baltimore Ravens), dies in a motorcycle accident at 48
2017 Highlights

About May 12, 2017

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 4 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Generation Z
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Taurus