Historical Events In 1982
Saturday, 04 July 2020
Jan 01 30 Something stars Ken Olin & Patricia Wettig meet, later they marry in the year 1982.
Jan 01 Javier Pérez de Cuellar becomes Secretary-General of UN in the year 1982.
Jan 01 MTA launches 5 year capital program to overhaul New York City NY subway system in the year 1982.
Jan 01 On this day in history pope John Paul II prays for an end to martial law in Poland
Jan 02 In the year 1982 "Camelot" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City NY after 48 performances
Jan 02 70th Australian Mens Tennis Johan Kriek beats S Denton (62 76 67 64) in the year 1982.
Jan 02 Islanders start 23 undefeated home streak (21-0-2) 14 straight wins on this day in history.
Jan 02 San Diego Chargers beat Miami Dolphins, 41-38 in 13 52 of OT on this day in history.
Jan 03 Derek Sealy, cricketer (West Indies 1930-39), dies on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history bryant Gumbel became co-host of NBC's "Today Show"
Jan 04 In the year 1982 chris Wallace becomes co-anchor of the Today Show
Jan 04 Golden Gate Bridge closed for 3rd time by fierce storm on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history arkansas judge rules against obligatory teaching of creation
Jan 05 On this day in history elizabeth Bagshaw dies at age 100; one of Canada's first female doctors
Jan 05 On this day in history hans Conried, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy), dies at 64
Jan 05 On this day in history ottawa bans hiring skilled foreign workers in several mining, manufacturing and construction sectors; to protect Canadian jobs.
Jan 07 "Fame" premieres on NBC TV on this day in history.
Jan 07 On this day in history bert Oosterhuis, Dutch motor racer (Paris-Dakar), dies in race crash
Jan 08 In the year 1982 american Telephone & Telegraph agrees to be broken up in settlement of an anti-trust suit filed in 1974.
Jan 08 AT&T agrees to divest itself of the 22 Bell System companies on this day in history.
Jan 08 In the year 1982 justice Department withdraws antitrust suit against IBM, pending since 1969
Jan 08 On this day in history statistics Canada reports Canada's unemployment rate at 987,000 or 8.6% of the work force; highest since figures first taken in 1946.
Jan 09 On this day in history 5.9 earthquake in New England & Canada; first since 1855
Jan 09 Paul Lynde, actor (Bye Bye Birdie, Bewitched), dies at 55 in the year 1982.
Jan 09 In the year 1982 three moderate earthquakes measuring 5.5 to 4.9 on the Richter scale shake New Brunswick and New England
Jan 10 On this day in history -17║F (27.2║C) in Braemar Grampian (equals UK record)
Jan 11 On this day in history atlanta GA's temperature goes below zero║ F
Jan 11 Honduras adopts constitution on this day in history.
Jan 13 Hank Aaron &Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame in the year 1982.
Jan 13 Marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Jan 13 Seventy-eight people die in Washington, D.C., when an Air Florida 737 crashes into a bridge after takeoff and falls into the Potomac River in the year 1982.
Jan 15 Red Smith, sportscaster (Pulitzer, Fight Talk), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Jan 18 Burnet Corwin Tuthill, US composer (Laurentia), dies at 93 on this day in history.
Jan 19 Australia-West Indies one-day game that produced a Privy Council libel case on this day in history.