What Happened on December 12, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Herman Van Veen: All of Him" closes at Ambassador NYC after 6 perf
  • $9,800,000 in cash stolen from money transport car in NYC
  • Joanne Carner/John Mahaffey wins LPGA J C Penney Golf Classic
  • The "Snowplow Game": when a snowstorm holds a New England vs Miami game scoreless, Mark Henderson, a convict on work release, on Patriots coach Ron Meyer order, clears the path for John Smith's attempt, which wins the game for the Patriots, 3-0

Famous Birthdays

  • Dmitry Tursunov, Russian tennis player