Historical Events In 1982
Sunday, 09 May 2021
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 11 soldiers and 6 civilians die by bomb planted by Irish National Liberation Army exploded in a pub in Ballykelly, Northern Ireland in the year 1982.
Dec 06 In the year 1982 sen Ted and Joan Kennedy divorce
Dec 07 On this day in history charlie Brooks Jr, convicted murderer became 1st US prisoner to be executed by lethal injection, at a prison in Huntsville, Texas
Dec 08 On this day in history andre Kamperveen, Suriname minister, murdered
Dec 09 Fritz Usinger, German writer (Song against Death), dies at 87 on this day in history.
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 On this day in history soyuz T-5 returns to Earth, 211 days after take-off
Dec 13 In the year 1982 north Yemen earthquake in Yemen killing 2,800 people
Dec 15 On this day in history reputed to be 'Robin Hoods' tree, the 'Major Oak' in Sherwood forest, is fitted with a fire alarm
Dec 15 On this day in history roy Williams, Teamsters pres, and 4 others convicted of bribery
Dec 15 In the year 1982 spain reopens border with Gibraltar
Dec 16 In the year 1982 anthony C B Chapman, England, formula 1 racer, dies at 54
Dec 17 In the year 1982 leonid B Kogan, Russian violist, dies at 58
Dec 18 Flight readiness firing of Challenger's main engines; 20 seconds on this day in history.
Dec 18 Raymond Emery, cricketer (2 Tests NZ v WI 1952, 46 runs, 2 wkts), dies on this day in history.
Dec 19 Jean-Jacques Grunenwald, French organist/composer, dies at 71 in the year 1982.
Dec 20 Artur Rubinstein, pianist (My Young Years), dies in Geneva at 95 in the year 1982.
Dec 23 On this day in history jack Webb, actor (Joe Friday-Dragnet), dies of a heart attack at 62
Dec 27 In the year 1982 john Leonard Swigert Jr, astronaut (Apollo 13), dies of cancer at 51
Dec 28 Frederick Douglass Hall, composer, dies at 84 on this day in history.
Dec 29 On this day in history sol C Siegel, US film producer (High Society), dies at 79
Dec 30 US Assay Office in New York City NY closes in the year 1982.
Dec 31 On this day in history tV soap "The Doctors" ends 19 year run