Historical Events In May - 12
Friday, 07 August 2020
2007 The final of the Eurovision Song Contest 2007 is held in Helsinki, resulting in Serbia's first victory on May - 12.
2010 On May - 12 afriqiyah Airways Flight 771 crashes at runway at Tripoli International Airport in Libya, killing 103 of the 104 people on board.
2012 The discovery of a missing Mayan calender piece disproves 2012 Armageddon on this day in history.
2012 aug 12 - The 2012 World Expo takes place in Yeosu, South Korea on this day in history.
2013 Pope Francis canonizes the 813 martyrs of Otranto as Saints on May - 12.
2014 On this day in history voters in Ukraine reject rule from Kiev
2017 On May - 12 brazil declares end to Zika national emergency as cases decrease
2017 On this day in history former One Direction singer Harry Styles releases his self-titled debut solo album
2017 Computers around the world are hit by a large-scale ransomware cyberattack, which goes on to affect at least 150 countries on May - 12.
2018 63rd Eurovision song contest won by Netta from Israel in Lisbon, Portugal on this day in history.
2018 Insurgent group attacks the town of Muse, Myanmar, killing at least 19 people, Taâ€™ang National Liberation Army claim responsibility on May - 12.
2019 May 2019 Gulf of Oman incident: Four commercial ships, including two Saudi Aramco oil tankers, are damaged near the port of Fujairah in the Gulf of Oman. The United Arab Emirates claims the incident was a "sabotage attack", while an early United States assessment reportedly blames Iran for the attack. The incident occurs during a time of regional tensions between the U.S. and Iran, with the U.S. just weeks prior deploying strategic bombers, a carrier strike group and other military assets to the Persian Gulf following intelligence reports of an alleged plot by Iran to attack U.S. forces in the region on this day in history.