May 12 in History

May 12 in Pop Culture History

May 12th is…
Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
Limerick Day
Nutty Fudge Day
Odometer Day

1551 – The National University of San Marcos, the oldest university in the Americas, was founded in Lima, Peru.

1932 – The body of the Lindbergh baby was found less than a mile from the Lindbergh home in Hopewell, New Jersey.

1963 – Bob Dylan walked out on The Ed Sullivan Show before his planned appearance over the lyrics to the song he would perform song Talkin’ John Birch Paranoid Blues.

1984 # 1 Hit May 12, 1984 – May 25, 1984: Lionel RichieHello

1993- The Wonder Years television series came to an end

1995 – Day time soap opera As The World Turns aired its 10,000th episode

2007 # 1 Hit May 12, 2007 – May 25, 2007: Maroon 5Makes Me Wonder

2008 (Earthquake) Sichuan, China

2015 – A train derailment in Philadelphia killed eight people and injured over 200.