Historical Events In 1982
Sunday, 09 May 2021
May 12 Pulitzer prize awarded to John Updike (Rabbit is Rich) in the year 1982.
May 13 In the year 1982 braniff Airlines files for bankruptcy
May 13 Kara Abulfazogli Karayev, composer, dies at 64 on this day in history.
May 13 On this day in history soyuz T-5 is launched-Berezovoi & Lebedev for 211 days in space
May 13 On this day in history terri Lea Utley, (20), from Arkansas, crowned 31st Miss USA
May 14 On this day in history baron Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador, dies
May 14 Braniff International Airways files for bankruptcy after 52 years in business, a victim of over-expansion and a weak economy. It is the first major U.S. airline to fold on this day in history.
May 14 On this day in history british troops return in force to the Falklands, fierce fighting brings heavy casualties to both sides in the next few weeks
May 14 Guinea adopts constitution in the year 1982.
May 16 Columbia moves to Vandenberg Air Force Base for mating in preparation for STS-4 on this day in history.
May 16 Salvador Jorge Blanco wins presidential election in Dominican Republic in the year 1982.
May 18 On this day in history unification Church founder Reverend Sun Myung Moon convicted of tax evasion
May 19 IFK Göteborg wins 11th UEFA Cup at Göteborg on this day in history.
May 19 Sophia Loren jailed in Naples for tax evasion in the year 1982.
May 21 In the year 1982 british troops lands on Falkland Islands
May 23 On this day in history bBC warns Britain will bomb Argentina
May 23 On this day in history colin Wilson rides a surfboard 294 miles
May 25 Ferguson Jenkins becomes the 7th pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters on this day in history.
May 25 Iranian troops reconquer Khorramshar in the year 1982.
May 25 On this day in history larry J Blake, actor (Earth vs the Flying Saucers), dies at 68
May 25 STS-4 vehicle moves to launch pad in the year 1982.
May 26 On this day in history aston Villa wins 27th Europe Cup 1 of Rotterdam
May 26 On this day in history british ship Atlantic Conveyor & Coventry were hit in Falkland war
May 28 In the year 1982 leonard Maltin's first appearance on Entertainment Tonight
May 28 In the year 1982 pope John Paul II becomes the first pope to visit Great Britain
May 29 On this day in history "I Know What Boys Like" by The Waitresses hits #62
May 29 Romy Schneider, actress (Cardinal), dies of cardiac arrest at 43 in the year 1982.
May 29 In the year 1982 the first papal visit to Britain since 1531
May 30 On this day in history spain becomes 16th member of NATO
May 31 Jack Dempsey, former heavyweight boxing champ/actor, dies at 86 in the year 1982.
Jun 01 In the year 1982 hendrik Algra, Newspaper publisher/Dutch MP (ARP), dies
Jun 04 In the year 1982 israel attacks targets in south Lebanon
Jun 05 Waterfront streetcar begins operating in Seattle on this day in history.
Jun 06 On this day in history israel invades southern Lebanon, site of Palestinian guerrilla