What Happened on August 18th, 1982

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 1st time NYSE tops 100 M figure, 132.69 M shares traded
  • Japanese election law is amended to allow for proportional representation.
  • Longest baseball game at Wrigley Field in Chicago IL, ends after 22 innings - before LA Dodgers beat Cubs 2-1 (game started Aug 17th)
  • NYSE sets trading record of 132,690,000 shares traded

Person-of-interestPerson of Interest

Pete Rose sets record with his 13,941st plate appearance

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Famous Deaths

  • Beverly Bayne, actress (Romeo & Juliet, Passionate Youth), dies at 87