Historical Events In 1982
Saturday, 14 December 2019
Jan 01 30 Something stars Ken Olin & Patricia Wettig meet, later they marry on this day in history.
Jan 01 On this day in history javier Pérez de Cuellar becomes Secretary-General of UN
Jan 01 MTA launches 5 year capital program to overhaul New York City NY subway system in the year 1982.
Jan 01 On this day in history pope John Paul II prays for an end to martial law in Poland
Jan 02 "Camelot" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City NY after 48 performances in the year 1982.
Jan 02 On this day in history 70th Australian Mens Tennis Johan Kriek beats S Denton (62 76 67 64)
Jan 02 Islanders start 23 undefeated home streak (21-0-2) 14 straight wins in the year 1982.
Jan 02 On this day in history san Diego Chargers beat Miami Dolphins, 41-38 in 13 52 of OT
Jan 03 Derek Sealy, cricketer (West Indies 1930-39), dies on this day in history.
Jan 04 Bryant Gumbel became co-host of NBC's "Today Show" in the year 1982.
Jan 04 In the year 1982 chris Wallace becomes co-anchor of the Today Show
Jan 04 Golden Gate Bridge closed for 3rd time by fierce storm in the year 1982.
Jan 05 In the year 1982 arkansas judge rules against obligatory teaching of creation
Jan 05 Elizabeth Bagshaw dies at age 100; one of Canada's first female doctors on this day in history.
Jan 05 In the year 1982 hans Conried, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy), dies at 64
Jan 05 On this day in history ottawa bans hiring skilled foreign workers in several mining, manufacturing and construction sectors; to protect Canadian jobs.
Jan 07 "Fame" premieres on NBC TV on this day in history.
Jan 07 Bert Oosterhuis, Dutch motor racer (Paris-Dakar), dies in race crash on this day in history.
Jan 08 On this day in history american Telephone & Telegraph agrees to be broken up in settlement of an anti-trust suit filed in 1974.
Jan 08 In the year 1982 aT&T agrees to divest itself of the 22 Bell System companies
Jan 08 Justice Department withdraws antitrust suit against IBM, pending since 1969 in the year 1982.
Jan 08 Statistics Canada reports Canada's unemployment rate at 987,000 or 8.6% of the work force; highest since figures first taken in 1946 on this day in history.
Jan 09 On this day in history 5.9 earthquake in New England & Canada; first since 1855
Jan 09 Paul Lynde, actor (Bye Bye Birdie, Bewitched), dies at 55 in the year 1982.
Jan 09 Three moderate earthquakes measuring 5.5 to 4.9 on the Richter scale shake New Brunswick and New England on this day in history.
Jan 10 On this day in history -17ºF (27.2ºC) in Braemar Grampian (equals UK record)
Jan 11 Atlanta GA's temperature goes below zeroº F on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1982 honduras adopts constitution
Jan 13 Hank Aaron &Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame on this day in history.
Jan 13 On this day in history marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69
Jan 13 On this day in history seventy-eight people die in Washington, D.C., when an Air Florida 737 crashes into a bridge after takeoff and falls into the Potomac River.
Jan 15 On this day in history red Smith, sportscaster (Pulitzer, Fight Talk), dies at 76
Jan 18 In the year 1982 burnet Corwin Tuthill, US composer (Laurentia), dies at 93
Jan 19 Australia-West Indies one-day game that produced a Privy Council libel case on this day in history.