May 12th is the 132nd day in the Gregorian calendar. On this day more than 69,000 people were killed in a massive earthquake in Sichuan, China; then President Jimmy Carter became the first U.S. President to visit Cuba after the Castro revolution, and the Duke and Duchess of York were crowned King George VI and Queen Elizabeth in a ceremony at Westminster Abbey. Famous May 12th birthdays include Florence Nightingale, Katherine Hepburn, and comedian George Carlin. Today is National Limerick Day and World Migratory Bird Day.
We have 4 holidays listed for May 12.
National Limerick Day
We pay homage to the man who made the short poems widespread — Edward Lear.
National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
People suffering from fibromyalgia either go undiagnosed for years or are misdiagnosed.
National Nutty Fudge Day
Grab a plate and your mixing bowls; it’s time to celebrate National Nutty Fudge Day.