On This Day

What Happened on May 12, 2021

Historical Events

Election of Interest

US Republicans vote to demote their No.3 Liz Cheney from party leadership after she publicly rebuked Donald Trump for lies about the election

Famous Deaths

  • Higinio Vélez, Cuban baseball manager (Olympic gold 2004; Santiago de Cuba, Cuban National Series 1999–2001), dies from COVID-19 at 73
  • Jerry Burns, American football coach (University of Iowa 1961-65; Minnesota Vikings 1986-91), dies at 94
2021 Highlights

About May 12, 2021

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 1 year, 1 month and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Generation Alpha
Chinese Zodiac: Ox
Star Sign: Taurus

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