Historical Events In 1982
Sunday, 29 March 2020
Jan 01 In the year 1982 30 Something stars Ken Olin & Patricia Wettig meet, later they marry
Jan 01 Javier Pérez de Cuellar becomes Secretary-General of UN on this day in history.
Jan 01 MTA launches 5 year capital program to overhaul New York City NY subway system on this day in history.
Jan 01 Pope John Paul II prays for an end to martial law in Poland on this day in history.
Jan 02 "Camelot" closes at Winter Garden Theater New York City NY after 48 performances on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1982 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 on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history san Diego Chargers beat Miami Dolphins, 41-38 in 13 52 of OT
Jan 03 On this day in history 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 Chris Wallace becomes co-anchor of the Today Show on this day in history.
Jan 04 Golden Gate Bridge closed for 3rd time by fierce storm on this day in history.
Jan 05 Arkansas judge rules against obligatory teaching of creation on this day in history.
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 in the year 1982.
Jan 07 On this day in history bert Oosterhuis, Dutch motor racer (Paris-Dakar), dies in race crash
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 AT&T agrees to divest itself of the 22 Bell System companies in the year 1982.
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 in the year 1982.
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 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) in the year 1982.
Jan 11 Atlanta GA's temperature goes below zeroº F in the year 1982.
Jan 11 Honduras adopts constitution in the year 1982.
Jan 13 Hank Aaron &Frank Robinson elected to Hall of Fame on this day in history.
Jan 13 Marcel Camus, French director (Orfeu Negro), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Jan 13 In the year 1982 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 Burnet Corwin Tuthill, US composer (Laurentia), dies at 93 in the year 1982.
Jan 19 In the year 1982 australia-West Indies one-day game that produced a Privy Council libel case