Historical Events In 1982
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Feb 04 On this day in history suriname premier Chin A Sen flees
Feb 05 DEA announces seizure of 3,192 tons of marijuana, 495 people on this day in history.
Feb 05 On this day in history dolores Moran, actress (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 56
Feb 05 Laker Airways collapse owing £270 million ($351 million) in the year 1982.
Feb 05 Suriname President Chin A Sen resigns &flees to Netherlands in the year 1982.
Feb 06 On this day in history "Centerfold" by J Geils Band hit #1 on pop chart
Feb 06 Ben Nicholson, England, painter/sculptor (Circle), dies at 87 in the year 1982.
Feb 07 Luis A Monge elected President of Costa Rica in the year 1982.
Feb 08 John Hay Whitney, US newspaper magnate, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Feb 10 On this day in history 28 skiers perform backflips while holding hands, Bromont, Québec
Feb 10 K R Meher-Homji, cricket wk (Test as Indian, catch no stumped), dies on this day in history.
Feb 11 On this day in history eleanor Powell, tap dancer/wife of Glenn Ford, dies at 69 of cancer
Feb 12 Cornelis Rijnsdorp, Dutch writer (Culprit), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Feb 12 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1982.
Feb 13 Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" is on the charts for 402nd week on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1982 zeng Jinlian, Hunan China, grew to 8'1" (tallest woman), dies at 17
Feb 14 Henk Schaer, [Hendricus J M Schaareman], Dutch actor, dies at 79 in the year 1982.
Feb 15 In the year 1982 eighty-four workers die when an oil drilling rig sinks off the coast of Newfoundland during a storm.
Feb 15 In the year 1982 off the Newfoundlandthe oil drilling rig Ocean Ranger capsizes and sinks in 18 m waves during a fierce storm on the Grand Banks 315 km east of St. John's; all 84 crewmen, 56 of whom are Newfoundlanders, drown in worst marine disaster in Canada
Feb 16 In the year 1982 agatha Barbara elected as first female President of Malta
Feb 16 In the year 1982 assembled STS-3 vehicle moves from Vandenberg AFB to launch pad
Feb 16 On this day in history lee Majors & Farrah Fawcett Majors divorce
Feb 17 On this day in history lee Strasberg, acting coach/actor (And Justice for All), dies at 81
Feb 19 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Feb 21 "Ain't Misbehavin'" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 1604 performances in the year 1982.
Feb 21 "Little Me" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 36 performances on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history beth Daniel wins LPGA Bent Tree Ladies Golf Classic
Feb 22 Britain and US sent ships to Persian Gulf following Iranian offensive on this day in history.
Feb 22 On this day in history murray "the K" Kaufman, NYC DJ (5th Beatle), dies at 60
Feb 22 On this day in history nYC Mayor Koch announces he will run for New York governor (unsuccessful)
Feb 23 Michael Frayn's "Noises Off," premieres in London in the year 1982.
Feb 24 24th Grammy Awards Betty Davis Eyes, Double Fantasy win in the year 1982.
Feb 24 Virginia Bruce, actress (Born to Dance, Great Ziegfield), dies at 71 in the year 1982.
Feb 25 Final episode of "The Lawrence Welk Show" airs in the year 1982.