Historical Events on October 17th, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 1st live orchestra on a US commercial network since 1954 (National Symphony)
  • Robin Yount is 1st to have 2 4-hit games in a World Series
  • Sam Shepard's "True West" premieres in NYC
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR