Historical Events In 1982
Sunday, 28 February 2021
May 12 Pulitzer prize awarded to John Updike (Rabbit is Rich) in the year 1982.
May 13 On this day in history braniff Airlines files for bankruptcy
May 13 In the year 1982 kara Abulfazogli Karayev, composer, dies at 64
May 13 In the year 1982 soyuz T-5 is launched-Berezovoi & Lebedev for 211 days in space
May 13 Terri Lea Utley, (20), from Arkansas, crowned 31st Miss USA in the year 1982.
May 14 On this day in history baron Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador, dies
May 14 In the year 1982 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.
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 In the year 1982 guinea adopts constitution
May 16 Columbia moves to Vandenberg Air Force Base for mating in preparation for STS-4 in the year 1982.
May 16 Salvador Jorge Blanco wins presidential election in Dominican Republic in the year 1982.
May 18 Unification Church founder Reverend Sun Myung Moon convicted of tax evasion in the year 1982.
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 Colin Wilson rides a surfboard 294 miles on this day in history.
May 25 Ferguson Jenkins becomes the 7th pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters on this day in history.
May 25 On this day in history iranian troops reconquer Khorramshar
May 25 In the year 1982 larry J Blake, actor (Earth vs the Flying Saucers), dies at 68
May 25 STS-4 vehicle moves to launch pad on this day in history.
May 26 In the year 1982 aston Villa wins 27th Europe Cup 1 of Rotterdam
May 26 British ship Atlantic Conveyor & Coventry were hit in Falkland war on this day in history.
May 28 On this day in history leonard Maltin's first appearance on Entertainment Tonight
May 28 Pope John Paul II becomes the first pope to visit Great Britain on this day in history.
May 29 "I Know What Boys Like" by The Waitresses hits #62 in the year 1982.
May 29 In the year 1982 romy Schneider, actress (Cardinal), dies of cardiac arrest at 43
May 29 The first papal visit to Britain since 1531 in the year 1982.
May 30 Spain becomes 16th member of NATO on this day in history.
May 31 On this day in history jack Dempsey, former heavyweight boxing champ/actor, dies at 86
Jun 01 Hendrik Algra, Newspaper publisher/Dutch MP (ARP), dies on this day in history.
Jun 04 Israel attacks targets in south Lebanon on this day in history.
Jun 05 In the year 1982 waterfront streetcar begins operating in Seattle
Jun 06 Israel invades southern Lebanon, site of Palestinian guerrilla in the year 1982.