Historical Events In 1982
Wednesday, 10 August 2022
Feb 04 On this day in history suriname premier Chin A Sen flees
Feb 05 DEA announces seizure of 3,192 tons of marijuana, 495 people in the year 1982.
Feb 05 On this day in history dolores Moran, actress (Yankee Doodle Dandy), dies at 56
Feb 05 Laker Airways collapse owing £270 million ($351 million) on this day in history.
Feb 05 Suriname President Chin A Sen resigns &flees to Netherlands in the year 1982.
Feb 06 In the year 1982 "Centerfold" by J Geils Band hit #1 on pop chart
Feb 06 In the year 1982 ben Nicholson, England, painter/sculptor (Circle), dies at 87
Feb 07 Luis A Monge elected President of Costa Rica in the year 1982.
Feb 08 John Hay Whitney, US newspaper magnate, dies at 76 in the year 1982.
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 On this day in history eleanor Powell, tap dancer/wife of Glenn Ford, dies at 69 of cancer
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 in the year 1982.
Feb 13 In the year 1982 pink Floyd's "Dark Side of the Moon" is on the charts for 402nd week
Feb 13 On this day in history zeng Jinlian, Hunan China, grew to 8'1" (tallest woman), dies at 17
Feb 14 Henk Schaer, [Hendricus J M Schaareman], Dutch actor, dies at 79 on this day in history.
Feb 15 Eighty-four workers die when an oil drilling rig sinks off the coast of Newfoundland during a storm in the year 1982.
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 Lee Majors & Farrah Fawcett Majors divorce in the year 1982.
Feb 17 Lee Strasberg, acting coach/actor (And Justice for All), dies at 81 on this day in history.
Feb 19 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
Feb 21 "Ain't Misbehavin'" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 1604 performances on this day in history.
Feb 21 "Little Me" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 36 performances in the year 1982.
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 Murray "the K" Kaufman, NYC DJ (5th Beatle), dies at 60 on this day in history.
Feb 22 NYC Mayor Koch announces he will run for New York governor (unsuccessful) on this day in history.
Feb 23 Michael Frayn's "Noises Off," premieres in London on this day in history.
Feb 24 24th Grammy Awards Betty Davis Eyes, Double Fantasy win on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1982 virginia Bruce, actress (Born to Dance, Great Ziegfield), dies at 71
Feb 25 In the year 1982 final episode of "The Lawrence Welk Show" airs