What Happened on September 21, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 2,251 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
  • Devils beat Rangers 3-2 in exhibition; 1st hockey in Meadowlands (NJ)
  • NFL players begin a 57 day strike
  • SF cable cars cease operations for 2 years of repairs
  • STS-5 vehicle moves to launch pad

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Kass, American snowboarder
  • Eduardo Azevedo, Brazilian racing driver
  • Marat Izmailov, Russian footballer
  • Rowan Vine, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Hovhannes Bagramyan, Soviet general (b. 1897)