What Happened on August 2, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events


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Oakland's Rickey Henderson steals his 100th base of the season

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Roger Ebert's "Movie News" premieres on ABC FM network

Famous Birthdays

  • Grady Sizemore, American baseball player
  • Hélder Postiga, Portuguese footballer

Famous Weddings

  • "Dangerous Liaisons" actor John Malkovich (28) weds film and stage actress Glenne Headly (27)

Famous Deaths

  • Cathleen Nesbitt, English actress (Separate Tables), dies at 93
  • Rudolf Maros, composer, dies at 65