Historical Events In 1982
Monday, 19 April 2021
Feb 04 In the year 1982 suriname premier Chin A Sen flees
Feb 05 On this day in history dEA announces seizure of 3,192 tons of marijuana, 495 people
Feb 05 Dolores Moran, actress (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 56 on this day in history.
Feb 05 Laker Airways collapse owing £270 million ($351 million) on this day in history.
Feb 05 On this day in history suriname President Chin A Sen resigns &flees to Netherlands
Feb 06 In the year 1982 "Centerfold" by J Geils Band hit #1 on pop chart
Feb 06 On this day in history ben Nicholson, England, painter/sculptor (Circle), dies at 87
Feb 07 Luis A Monge elected President of Costa Rica on this day in history.
Feb 08 On this day in history john Hay Whitney, US newspaper magnate, dies at 76
Feb 10 28 skiers perform backflips while holding hands, Bromont, Québec on this day in history.
Feb 10 In the year 1982 k R Meher-Homji, cricket wk (Test as Indian, catch no stumped), dies
Feb 11 Eleanor Powell, tap dancer/wife of Glenn Ford, dies at 69 of cancer in the year 1982.
Feb 12 Cornelis Rijnsdorp, Dutch writer (Culprit), dies at 87 on this day in history.
Feb 12 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Feb 13 Pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" is on the charts for 402nd week on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1982 zeng Jinlian, Hunan China, grew to 8'1" (tallest woman), dies at 17
Feb 14 On this day in history henk Schaer, [Hendricus J M Schaareman], Dutch actor, dies at 79
Feb 15 In the year 1982 eighty-four workers die when an oil drilling rig sinks off the coast of Newfoundland during a storm.
Feb 15 On this day in history off the Newfoundlandthe oil drilling rig Ocean Ranger capsizes and sinks in 18 m waves during a fierce storm on the Grand Banks 315 km east of St. John's; all 84 crewmen, 56 of whom are Newfoundlanders, drown in worst marine disaster in Canada
Feb 16 Agatha Barbara elected as first female President of Malta in the year 1982.
Feb 16 Assembled STS-3 vehicle moves from Vandenberg AFB to launch pad on this day in history.
Feb 16 On this day in history lee Majors & Farrah Fawcett Majors divorce
Feb 17 Lee Strasberg, acting coach/actor (And Justice for All), dies at 81 in the year 1982.
Feb 19 On this day in history uSSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR
Feb 21 On this day in history "Ain't Misbehavin'" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 1604 performances
Feb 21 "Little Me" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 36 performances on this day in history.
Feb 21 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Bent Tree Ladies Golf Classic in the year 1982.
Feb 22 Britain and US sent ships to Persian Gulf following Iranian offensive in the year 1982.
Feb 22 In the year 1982 murray "the K" Kaufman, NYC DJ (5th Beatle), dies at 60
Feb 22 In the year 1982 nYC Mayor Koch announces he will run for New York governor (unsuccessful)
Feb 23 Michael Frayn's "Noises Off," premieres in London on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1982 24th Grammy Awards Betty Davis Eyes, Double Fantasy win
Feb 24 On this day in history virginia Bruce, actress (Born to Dance, Great Ziegfield), dies at 71
Feb 25 Final episode of "The Lawrence Welk Show" airs on this day in history.