What Happened on August 29, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 38°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in August

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

George Brett gets his 1,500th hit

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • Joanne Carner wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic
  • Steve Miller's "Abracadabra" hits #1
  • The synthetic chemical element Meitnerium, atomic number 109, is first synthesized at the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt, Germany.

Famous Birthdays

  • A+ [Andre Levins], American rapper, born in Hempstead, New York
  • Carlos Delfino, Argentinean basketball player

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Ingrid Bergman, Swedish actress (Casablanca, Gaslight), dies on her 67th birthday

  • Lehman Engel, US composer (Streetcar Named Desire), dies at 71
  • Nahum Goldmann, pres Zionist World Organization, dies at 87