What Happened on May 4, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • British destroyer HMS Sheffield hit by Exocet rocket off Falkland Islands: 20 of her crew died.
  • NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: New York Islanders beat Quebec Nordiques, 4 games to 0
  • Twins rookie outfielder Jim Eisenreich, who suffers from Tourette's Syndrome, removes himself, due to taunts from Red Sox bleacher fans

Famous Birthdays

  • Hector King, Mexican singer-songwriter
  • Kleopas Giannou, Greek footballer
  • Markus Rogan, Austrian swimmer
  • Rasheeda, American hiphop singer