What Happened on May 2, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Beth Daniel wins LPGA Birmingham Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • Falklands War: Argentine cruiser General Belgrano sunk by British submarine Conqueror, killing more than 350 men

Famous Birthdays

  • Lorie [Laure Pester], French singer, born in Le Plessis-Bouchard, Île-de-France

Famous Deaths

  • Helmut Dantine, Austrian-born American actor, born in Vienna
  • Hugh Marlowe, actor (Jim Matthews-Another World), dies at 71