Historical Events In 1982
Saturday, 23 October 2021
May 12 On this day in history pulitzer prize awarded to John Updike (Rabbit is Rich)
May 13 On this day in history braniff Airlines files for bankruptcy
May 13 In the year 1982 kara Abulfazogli Karayev, composer, dies at 64
May 13 Soyuz T-5 is launched-Berezovoi & Lebedev for 211 days in space on this day in history.
May 13 Terri Lea Utley, (20), from Arkansas, crowned 31st Miss USA on this day in history.
May 14 Baron Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador, dies in the year 1982.
May 14 In the year 1982 braniff International Airways files for bankruptcy after 52 years in business, a victim of over-expansion and a weak economy. It is the first major U.S. airline to fold.
May 14 In the year 1982 british troops return in force to the Falklands, fierce fighting brings heavy casualties to both sides in the next few weeks
May 14 Guinea adopts constitution in the year 1982.
May 16 Columbia moves to Vandenberg Air Force Base for mating in preparation for STS-4 on this day in history.
May 16 On this day in history salvador Jorge Blanco wins presidential election in Dominican Republic
May 18 Unification Church founder Reverend Sun Myung Moon convicted of tax evasion in the year 1982.
May 19 On this day in history iFK Göteborg wins 11th UEFA Cup at Göteborg
May 19 In the year 1982 sophia Loren jailed in Naples for tax evasion
May 21 In the year 1982 british troops lands on Falkland Islands
May 23 BBC warns Britain will bomb Argentina in the year 1982.
May 23 In the year 1982 colin Wilson rides a surfboard 294 miles
May 25 Ferguson Jenkins becomes the 7th pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters in the year 1982.
May 25 In the year 1982 iranian troops reconquer Khorramshar
May 25 Larry J Blake, actor (Earth vs the Flying Saucers), dies at 68 in the year 1982.
May 25 On this day in history sTS-4 vehicle moves to launch pad
May 26 In the year 1982 aston Villa wins 27th Europe Cup 1 of Rotterdam
May 26 On this day in history british ship Atlantic Conveyor & Coventry were hit in Falkland war
May 28 Leonard Maltin's first appearance on Entertainment Tonight on this day in history.
May 28 In the year 1982 pope John Paul II becomes the first pope to visit Great Britain
May 29 On this day in history "I Know What Boys Like" by The Waitresses hits #62
May 29 In the year 1982 romy Schneider, actress (Cardinal), dies of cardiac arrest at 43
May 29 On this day in history the first papal visit to Britain since 1531
May 30 In the year 1982 spain becomes 16th member of NATO
May 31 On this day in history jack Dempsey, former heavyweight boxing champ/actor, dies at 86
Jun 01 Hendrik Algra, Newspaper publisher/Dutch MP (ARP), dies on this day in history.
Jun 04 In the year 1982 israel attacks targets in south Lebanon
Jun 05 Waterfront streetcar begins operating in Seattle in the year 1982.
Jun 06 In the year 1982 israel invades southern Lebanon, site of Palestinian guerrilla