What Happened on January 20, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 7 miners killed in an explosion in Craynor Ky

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Darryl Sittler is traded by the Toronto Maple Leafs to the Philadelphia Flyers

NHL Legend Darryl Sittler
NHL Legend
Darryl Sittler

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Heavy metal musician Ozzy Osbourne bites the head off a bat on stage in Des Moines, Iowa

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
  • Honduras constitution goes into effect
  • Piet Dankert elected chairman of European Parliament

Famous Deaths

  • Marc Demeyer, Belgian cyclist (Paris-Brus 1974), dies at 31[or 1/19]