Historical Events In 1982
Thursday, 17 October 2019
Jan 01 On this day in history 30 Something stars Ken Olin & Patricia Wettig meet, later they marry
Jan 01 On this day in history javier Pérez de Cuellar becomes Secretary-General of UN
Jan 01 On this day in history mTA launches 5 year capital program to overhaul New York City NY subway system
Jan 01 In the year 1982 pope John Paul II prays for an end to martial law in Poland
Jan 02 In the year 1982 "Camelot" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City NY after 48 performances
Jan 02 70th Australian Mens Tennis Johan Kriek beats S Denton (62 76 67 64) in the year 1982.
Jan 02 On this day in history islanders start 23 undefeated home streak (21-0-2) 14 straight wins
Jan 02 San Diego Chargers beat Miami Dolphins, 41-38 in 13 52 of OT in the year 1982.
Jan 03 In the year 1982 derek Sealy, cricketer (West Indies 1930-39), dies
Jan 04 Bryant Gumbel became co-host of NBC's "Today Show" on this day in history.
Jan 04 On this day in history 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 On this day in history arkansas judge rules against obligatory teaching of creation
Jan 05 In the year 1982 elizabeth Bagshaw dies at age 100; one of Canada's first female doctors
Jan 05 Hans Conried, actor (Bullwinkle Show, Make Room for Daddy), dies at 64 in the year 1982.
Jan 05 In the year 1982 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 On this day in history bert Oosterhuis, Dutch motor racer (Paris-Dakar), dies in race crash
Jan 08 American Telephone & Telegraph agrees to be broken up in settlement of an anti-trust suit filed in 1974 on this day in history.
Jan 08 AT&T agrees to divest itself of the 22 Bell System companies in the year 1982.
Jan 08 On this day in history justice Department withdraws antitrust suit against IBM, pending since 1969
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 5.9 earthquake in New England & Canada; first since 1855 in the year 1982.
Jan 09 Paul Lynde, actor (Bye Bye Birdie, Bewitched), dies at 55 on this day in history.
Jan 09 In the year 1982 three moderate earthquakes measuring 5.5 to 4.9 on the Richter scale shake New Brunswick and New England
Jan 10 -17ºF (27.2ºC) in Braemar Grampian (equals UK record) on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1982 atlanta GA's temperature goes below zeroº F
Jan 11 Honduras adopts constitution in the year 1982.
Jan 13 Hank Aaron &Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame in the year 1982.
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 Red Smith, sportscaster (Pulitzer, Fight Talk), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Jan 18 Burnet Corwin Tuthill, US composer (Laurentia), dies at 93 in the year 1982.
Jan 19 Australia-West Indies one-day game that produced a Privy Council libel case in the year 1982.