Historical Events In 1982
Wednesday, 30 September 2020
Dec 02 David Blue, rocker, dies while jogging in Greenwich Village at 41 on this day in history.
Dec 02 First permanent artificial heart successfully implanted (University of Utah) in retired dentist Barney Clark; lived 112 days with the Jarvic-7 heart on this day in history.
Dec 06 In the year 1982 11 soldiers and 6 civilians die by bomb planted by Irish National Liberation Army exploded in a pub in Ballykelly, Northern Ireland
Dec 06 In the year 1982 sen Ted and Joan Kennedy divorce
Dec 07 Charlie Brooks Jr, convicted murderer became 1st US prisoner to be executed by lethal injection, at a prison in Huntsville, Texas on this day in history.
Dec 08 Andre Kamperveen, Suriname minister, murdered on this day in history.
Dec 09 On this day in history fritz Usinger, German writer (Song against Death), dies at 87
Dec 09 Mary-Beth and William Hurt divorce on this day in history.
Dec 10 Freeman "Amos" Gosden, US radio actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 83 in the year 1982.
Dec 10 Soyuz T-5 returns to Earth, 211 days after take-off on this day in history.
Dec 13 North Yemen earthquake in Yemen killing 2,800 people in the year 1982.
Dec 15 In the year 1982 reputed to be 'Robin Hoods' tree, the 'Major Oak' in Sherwood forest, is fitted with a fire alarm
Dec 15 Roy Williams, Teamsters pres, and 4 others convicted of bribery on this day in history.
Dec 15 Spain reopens border with Gibraltar in the year 1982.
Dec 16 In the year 1982 anthony C B Chapman, England, formula 1 racer, dies at 54
Dec 17 Leonid B Kogan, Russian violist, dies at 58 in the year 1982.
Dec 18 On this day in history flight readiness firing of Challenger's main engines; 20 seconds
Dec 18 In the year 1982 raymond Emery, cricketer (2 Tests NZ v WI 1952, 46 runs, 2 wkts), dies
Dec 19 Jean-Jacques Grunenwald, French organist/composer, dies at 71 on this day in history.
Dec 20 On this day in history artur Rubinstein, pianist (My Young Years), dies in Geneva at 95
Dec 23 In the year 1982 jack Webb, actor (Joe Friday-Dragnet), dies of a heart attack at 62
Dec 27 John Leonard Swigert Jr, astronaut (Apollo 13), dies of cancer at 51 in the year 1982.
Dec 28 On this day in history frederick Douglass Hall, composer, dies at 84
Dec 29 Sol C Siegel, US film producer (High Society), dies at 79 in the year 1982.
Dec 30 On this day in history uS Assay Office in New York City NY closes
Dec 31 In the year 1982 tV soap "The Doctors" ends 19 year run