Historical Events In 1982
Saturday, 30 September 2023
Dec 02 In the year 1982 david Blue, rocker, dies while jogging in Greenwich Village at 41
Dec 02 In the year 1982 first permanent artificial heart successfully implanted (University of Utah) in retired dentist Barney Clark; lived 112 days with the Jarvic-7 heart
Dec 06 On this day in history 11 soldiers and 6 civilians die by bomb planted by Irish National Liberation Army exploded in a pub in Ballykelly, Northern Ireland
Dec 06 Sen Ted and Joan Kennedy divorce on this day in history.
Dec 07 In the year 1982 charlie Brooks Jr, convicted murderer became 1st US prisoner to be executed by lethal injection, at a prison in Huntsville, Texas
Dec 08 On this day in history andre Kamperveen, Suriname minister, murdered
Dec 09 Fritz Usinger, German writer (Song against Death), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Dec 09 On this day in history mary-Beth and William Hurt divorce
Dec 10 In the year 1982 freeman "Amos" Gosden, US radio actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 83
Dec 10 In the year 1982 soyuz T-5 returns to Earth, 211 days after take-off
Dec 13 North Yemen earthquake in Yemen killing 2,800 people on this day in history.
Dec 15 On this day in history reputed to be 'Robin Hoods' tree, the 'Major Oak' in Sherwood forest, is fitted with a fire alarm
Dec 15 On this day in history roy Williams, Teamsters pres, and 4 others convicted of bribery
Dec 15 Spain reopens border with Gibraltar on this day in history.
Dec 16 On this day in history anthony C B Chapman, England, formula 1 racer, dies at 54
Dec 17 In the year 1982 leonid B Kogan, Russian violist, dies at 58
Dec 18 Flight readiness firing of Challenger's main engines; 20 seconds on this day in history.
Dec 18 In the year 1982 raymond Emery, cricketer (2 Tests NZ v WI 1952, 46 runs, 2 wkts), dies
Dec 19 In the year 1982 jean-Jacques Grunenwald, French organist/composer, dies at 71
Dec 20 In the year 1982 artur Rubinstein, pianist (My Young Years), dies in Geneva at 95
Dec 23 On this day in history jack Webb, actor (Joe Friday-Dragnet), dies of a heart attack at 62
Dec 27 John Leonard Swigert Jr, astronaut (Apollo 13), dies of cancer at 51 in the year 1982.
Dec 28 On this day in history frederick Douglass Hall, composer, dies at 84
Dec 29 On this day in history sol C Siegel, US film producer (High Society), dies at 79
Dec 30 US Assay Office in New York City NY closes on this day in history.
Dec 31 In the year 1982 tV soap "The Doctors" ends 19 year run