Historical Events In 1982
Monday, 19 April 2021
May 12 Pulitzer prize awarded to John Updike (Rabbit is Rich) on this day in history.
May 13 On this day in history braniff Airlines files for bankruptcy
May 13 Kara Abulfazogli Karayev, composer, dies at 64 in the year 1982.
May 13 Soyuz T-5 is launched-Berezovoi & Lebedev for 211 days in space in the year 1982.
May 13 Terri Lea Utley, (20), from Arkansas, crowned 31st Miss USA on this day in history.
May 14 On this day in history baron Mariel-Henri Jaspar, Belgian minister/ambassador, dies
May 14 On this day in history 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 On this day in history british troops return in force to the Falklands, fierce fighting brings heavy casualties to both sides in the next few weeks
May 14 In the year 1982 guinea adopts constitution
May 16 Columbia moves to Vandenberg Air Force Base for mating in preparation for STS-4 in the year 1982.
May 16 Salvador Jorge Blanco wins presidential election in Dominican Republic in the year 1982.
May 18 In the year 1982 unification Church founder Reverend Sun Myung Moon convicted of tax evasion
May 19 In the year 1982 iFK Göteborg wins 11th UEFA Cup at Göteborg
May 19 Sophia Loren jailed in Naples for tax evasion in the year 1982.
May 21 British troops lands on Falkland Islands on this day in history.
May 23 BBC warns Britain will bomb Argentina in the year 1982.
May 23 Colin Wilson rides a surfboard 294 miles in the year 1982.
May 25 In the year 1982 ferguson Jenkins becomes the 7th pitcher to strike out 3,000 batters
May 25 Iranian troops reconquer Khorramshar in the year 1982.
May 25 On this day in history larry J Blake, actor (Earth vs the Flying Saucers), dies at 68
May 25 STS-4 vehicle moves to launch pad on this day in history.
May 26 Aston Villa wins 27th Europe Cup 1 of Rotterdam in the year 1982.
May 26 British ship Atlantic Conveyor & Coventry were hit in Falkland war in the year 1982.
May 28 In the year 1982 leonard Maltin's first appearance on Entertainment Tonight
May 28 Pope John Paul II becomes the first pope to visit Great Britain in the year 1982.
May 29 In the year 1982 "I Know What Boys Like" by The Waitresses hits #62
May 29 Romy Schneider, actress (Cardinal), dies of cardiac arrest at 43 in the year 1982.
May 29 On this day in history the first papal visit to Britain since 1531
May 30 Spain becomes 16th member of NATO on this day in history.
May 31 Jack Dempsey, former heavyweight boxing champ/actor, dies at 86 on this day in history.
Jun 01 On this day in history hendrik Algra, Newspaper publisher/Dutch MP (ARP), dies
Jun 04 In the year 1982 israel attacks targets in south Lebanon
Jun 05 On this day in history waterfront streetcar begins operating in Seattle
Jun 06 Israel invades southern Lebanon, site of Palestinian guerrilla in the year 1982.