Historical Events In 1982
Saturday, 08 May 2021
Feb 04 In the year 1982 suriname premier Chin A Sen flees
Feb 05 In the year 1982 dEA announces seizure of 3,192 tons of marijuana, 495 people
Feb 05 Dolores Moran, actress (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 56 in the year 1982.
Feb 05 On this day in history laker Airways collapse owing £270 million ($351 million)
Feb 05 In the year 1982 suriname President Chin A Sen resigns &flees to Netherlands
Feb 06 In the year 1982 "Centerfold" by J Geils Band hit #1 on pop chart
Feb 06 On this day in history ben Nicholson, England, painter/sculptor (Circle), dies at 87
Feb 07 On this day in history luis A Monge elected President of Costa Rica
Feb 08 John Hay Whitney, US newspaper magnate, dies at 76 on this day in history.
Feb 10 28 skiers perform backflips while holding hands, Bromont, Québec on this day in history.
Feb 10 K R Meher-Homji, cricket wk (Test as Indian, catch no stumped), dies in the year 1982.
Feb 11 In the year 1982 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 In the year 1982 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Feb 13 On this day in history pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" is on the charts for 402nd week
Feb 13 Zeng Jinlian, Hunan China, grew to 8'1" (tallest woman), dies at 17 on this day in history.
Feb 14 In the year 1982 henk Schaer, [Hendricus J M Schaareman], Dutch actor, dies at 79
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 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 in the year 1982.
Feb 16 Agatha Barbara elected as first female President of Malta in the year 1982.
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 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1982.
Feb 21 On this day in history "Ain't Misbehavin'" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 1604 performances
Feb 21 "Little Me" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 36 performances on this day in history.
Feb 21 In the year 1982 beth Daniel wins LPGA Bent Tree Ladies Golf Classic
Feb 22 On this day in history britain and US sent ships to Persian Gulf following Iranian offensive
Feb 22 On this day in history murray "the K" Kaufman, NYC DJ (5th Beatle), dies at 60
Feb 22 NYC Mayor Koch announces he will run for New York governor (unsuccessful) on this day in history.
Feb 23 Michael Frayn's "Noises Off," premieres in London in the year 1982.
Feb 24 In the year 1982 24th Grammy Awards Betty Davis Eyes, Double Fantasy win
Feb 24 Virginia Bruce, actress (Born to Dance, Great Ziegfield), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Feb 25 Final episode of "The Lawrence Welk Show" airs on this day in history.