What Happened on September 9, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "Your Arms are Too Short..." opens at Alvin NYC for 69 performances
  • Columbia mated with SRBs & external tank in preparation for STS-5
  • Conestoga 1, 1st private commercial rocket, makes suborbital flight

Famous Birthdays

  • Ai Otsuka, Japanese singer and songwriter

Famous Deaths

  • Frederic Dannay, [Ellery Queen], US, detective writer, dies at 76