Historical Events in 1982 (Part 3)

Events 401 - 600 of 839

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 22 Pete Rose gets his 3,772nd hit, moves past Aaron into 2nd place

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 22 Prince Charles & Princess Diana take son Prince William home from hospital

Duke of Cambridge Prince William
Duke of Cambridge
Prince William
Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
  • Jun 22 Susan Lea Hammett, of Miss, 18, crowned 25th America's Junior Miss
  • Jun 23 "Cleavage" opens & closes at Playhouse Theater NYC
  • Jun 23 -117°F; All time low at South Pole
  • Jun 23 Himmy, of Australia, weighs in at domestic cat record 20.7 kg (45 lb)
  • Jun 23 Intelligence Identities Protection Act (Public Law 97-200)
  • Jun 23 Mary Hart joins Entertainment Tonight
  • Jun 24 Equal Rights Amendment goes down to defeat
  • Jun 24 Jean-Loup Chretien, 1st spacionaut, 2 others, lift off (Soyuz T-16)
  • Jun 24 Soyuz T-6 Launch (USSR)
  • Jun 24 US Supreme Court rules president can't be sued for actions in office
  • Jun 25 Porn star John Holmes acquitted on murder charges
  • Jun 25 San Francisco holds its 1st County Fair
  • Jun 25 US Secretary of State Alexander Haig Jr resigns, replaced by Schultz
  • Jun 25 Greece abolishes headshaving of recruits in the military.
  • Jun 25 South African President P.W. Botha issues a new Proclamation again placing Ingwavuma under government control
  • Jun 26 Carlos Lopes runs European record 10km (27:34.39)
  • Jun 26 US vetos UN Security Council resolution for a limited withdrawal from Beirut of Israeli & Palestine Liberation Organization forces
  • Jun 27 "Dancin'" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 1,774 performances
  • Jun 27 "Play Me a Country Song" opens & closes at Virginia Theater NYC
  • Jun 27 STS-4 Launch (Columbia)
  • Jun 27 Sandra Haynie wins LPGA Rochester Golf International

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jun 28 Prince Charles & Lady Diana name their baby "William"

His Royal Highness Prince Charles
His Royal Highness
Prince Charles
  • Jun 29 Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended
  • Jun 30 "Lena Horne: Lady, Music" closes at Nederlander NYC after 333 performances
  • Jun 30 Federal Equal Rights Amendment fails 3 states short of ratification
  • Jun 30 Orbiter Challenger (OV-099) rolled out at Palmdale
  • Jun 30 NJ NHL franchise officially named Devils by fan balloting, runner-up names are Blades, Meadowlanders & Americans
  • Jul 1 2,100 Unification church couples wed in NYC
  • Jul 1 ABC national music radio network scheduled premiere (never happened)
  • Jul 1 Challenger moves overland to Dryden
  • Jul 1 General Reynaldo Bignone sworn in as President of Argentina
  • Jul 1 Kosmos 1383, 1st search & rescue satellite, launched
  • Jul 1 PEC Swells '82 soccer team forms in Swells
  • Jul 2 Larry Walters using lawn chair & 42 helium balloons, rose to 16,000'
  • Jul 2 Soyuz T-6 returns to Earth
  • Jul 2 In South Africa, the Internal Security Act is passed, giving massive powers to the authorities to investigate any organization or publication

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 3 89th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: Martina Navratilova beats Chris Evert (61 36 62)

Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova
Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • Jul 3 Riot at building Stopera Amsterdam (damages Ÿ1 million)
  • Jul 4 10th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Sandra Haynie
  • Jul 4 4th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 4 lands at Edwards AFB

Sport awardTennis Open

Jul 4 96th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats John McEnroe (3-6 6-3 6-7 7-6 6-4)

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
  • Jul 4 Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado elected president of Mexico
  • Jul 4 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Jul 4 Yankees bat out of order against Indians in 1st inning
  • Jul 5 Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Ellington AFB, Texas
  • Jul 5 ICC Trophy record p/ship, 257 Schoonheim/Liffman, Hol v Malay
  • Jul 7 David Moorcroft of UK sets record for 5000 m, 13:00.41
  • Jul 7 Steve Scott of US runs mile in a record 3:47.69
  • Jul 8 "7 Brides for 7 Brothers" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • Jul 8 Billy Martin records his 1,000th career win as a manager
  • Jul 8 Porn star John Homes convicted of receiving stolen property
  • Jul 8 Senegalese Trotskyist political party LCT is legally recognized.
  • Jul 8 15th San Diego Comic-Con International opens at Hotel San Diego
  • Jul 9 Botham scores 208 in 225 balls, England v India at The Oval
  • Jul 9 Pan Am Boeing 727 crashes in Kenner La, killing 153
  • Jul 10 Miguel Vasquez makes 1st public quadruple somersault on trapeze
  • Jul 10 Rangers Larry Parrish hits his 3rd grand slam of the week

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 10 Samuel Morse's "Gallery of the Louvre" sells for $3,250,000

Inventor Samuel Morse
Samuel Morse
  • Jul 10 Zimbabwe beats Bermuda by 5 wickets to win ICC Trophy
  • Jul 11 "7 Brides for 7 Brothers" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • Jul 11 3rd U.S. Senior Golf Open: Miller Barber
  • Jul 11 Hollis Stacy wins West Virginia LPGA Golf Classic
  • Jul 11 FIFA World Cup: Italy beats West Germany 3-1 for football's 12th World Cup in Madrid
  • Jul 12 Britain announces it is returning 593 Argentine POWs
  • Jul 12 FEMA promises survivors of a nuclear war will get their mail
  • Jul 13 53rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Olympic Stadium, Montreal
  • Jul 13 All star MVP: Dave Conception (Cincinnati Reds)
  • Jul 13 Train crash at Aalter Belgium, 5 killed
  • Jul 13 Iran launches first attack into Iraq
  • Jul 15 Body of Wendy Caulfield, 1st Green River victim, found near Seattle
  • Jul 15 Columbia flies to Kennedy Space Center via Dyess AFB, Texas
  • Jul 15 Senate confirms George Shultz as 60th sec of state by vote of 97-0
  • Jul 16 George P. Shultz sworn in as US Secretary of State
  • Jul 16 NASA launches Landsat 4 to thematic map the Earth
  • Jul 16 Sun Myung Moon sentenced to 18 months for tax fraud
  • Jul 16 CDC report on AIDS symptoms in three hemophiliacs
  • Jul 18 "Blues in the Night" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 53 performances

Sport awardGolf Major

Jul 18 111th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 284 at Royal Troon

Golfer Tom Watson
Tom Watson
  • Jul 18 Sally Little wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
  • Jul 19 1st Old Timer's All star classic - AL wins 7-2 in Wash DC
  • Jul 19 Bolivian government resigns
  • Jul 19 David S Dodge becomes 1st American hostage in Lebanon
  • Jul 19 1st annual Cracker Jack Oldtimers Classic 75-year-old Luke Appling hits a 250-foot HR off Warren Spahn, AL beats NL 7-2
  • Jul 20 T Macauly & D Vosburghs musical "Windy City," premieres in London
  • Jul 20 Hyde Park and Regent's Park bombings: 11 British soldiers and 7 military horses killed in Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb attacks during military ceremonies in London
  • Jul 21 France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
  • Jul 22 Academic Text Processing Service forms in Seattle
  • Jul 23 FCC approves AM stereo radio, KTSA San Antonio goes stereo
  • Jul 23 International Whaling Commission votes for total ban on commercial whaling (starting 1985)
  • Jul 24 "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" closes at E O'Neill NYC after 63 performances
  • Jul 24 KHJ (LA) & KFRC (SF) become 2nd & 3rd stereo AM stations
  • Jul 24 Heavy rain causes a mudslide that destroys a bridge at Nagasaki, Japan, killing 299.
  • Jul 25 20th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Germany in Santa Clara USA (3-0)
  • Jul 25 37th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Janet Anderson
  • Jul 25 France performs nuclear Test
  • Jul 25 69th Tour de France won by Bernard Hinault of France
  • Jul 26 Canada's Anik D1 Comsat launched by US Delta rocket
  • Jul 26 Karen Dianne Baldwin, 18, of Canada, crowned 31st Miss Universe

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 27 California catches A's Rickey Henderson stealing 3 times

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Jul 27 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's first visit to the US in almost 11 years

4th Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi
4th Prime Minister of India
Indira Gandhi
  • Jul 27 Menken & Ashman's musical "Little Shop of Horrors" premieres in NYC
  • Jul 30 Atlanta Braves remove Chief Noc-A-Homa to make room for more seats
  • Jul 30 USSR performs underground nuclear Test
  • Jul 31 46 kids & 7 adults die as 2 buses & several cars collide in France
  • Jul 31 Car/bus collision near Beaune, France, 53 die
  • Jul 31 Finland, Italy, Germany, Austria & France form American European Football Federation (AEFF)
  • Jul 31 USSR performs nuclear Test
  • Aug 1 Beth Daniel wins LPGA Columbia Savings Golf Classic
  • Aug 1 Greg Louganis, US becomes 1st diver to score 700 (752.67) in 11 dives
  • Aug 1 H Aaron, F Robinson, T Jackson, & H Chandler inducted in Hall of Fame
  • Aug 1 Heavy Israeli air bombardment on Beirut
  • Aug 1 Petra Schneider swims world record 400m medley (4:36.10)
  • Aug 2 Oakland's Rickey Henderson steals his 100th base of the season
  • Aug 2 Roger Ebert's "Movie News" premieres on ABC FM network
  • Aug 3 Clyde King replaces Gene Michaels as NY Yankee manager
  • Aug 4 NY Met Joel Youngblood singles in Chicago day game, he is traded, then singles for Expos in Philadelphia night game
  • Aug 5 Stephabue Hix, of Alabama, 18, crowned Miss National Teen-Ager
  • Aug 5 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Aug 6 22nd Curtis Cup: US, 14½-3½
  • Aug 6 California Doug DeCinces hits 3 HRs again in game (did it 5 days ago also)
  • Aug 6 WQXI (Atlanta) is 1st to use Harris Corp AM stereo system
  • Aug 6 Three ANC members are sentenced to death in South Africa

Sport awardGolf Major

Aug 8 64th PGA Championship: Ray Floyd shoots a 272 at Southern Hills Tulsa

Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner Ray Floyd
Golfer and Four-Time Major Championship Winner
Ray Floyd
  • Aug 8 Sandra Palmer wins LPGA Boston Five Golf Classic
  • Aug 11 Twins Terry Felton loses & runs career to 0-14 (en route to 0-16)
  • Aug 11 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Aug 11 The South African Defence Force (SADF) raids Southern Angola
  • Aug 14 Atlanta snaps an 11-game losing streak with a 6-5 win over Padres
  • Aug 14 Iran "Ramadan-offensive" in Iraq
  • Aug 14 Pete Rose (Phillies) 12,365 at bat sets record (passes Aaron)
  • Aug 15 Beth Daniel wins LPGA WUI Golf Classic
  • Aug 15 Equatorial Guinea adopts constitution
  • Aug 17 LA Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs, 6-5, in 21 innings (game completed 8/18)
  • Aug 17 South Bend, Ind jury acquits self-avowed racist Joseph Paul Franklin
  • Aug 17 The first Compact Discs (CDs) were released to the public in Germany.
  • Aug 18 1st time NYSE tops 100 M figure, 132.69 M shares traded
  • Aug 18 NYSE sets trading record of 132,690,000 shares traded
  • Aug 18 Pete Rose sets record with his 13,941st plate appearance
  • Aug 18 Longest baseball game at Wrigley Field in Chicago IL, ends after 22 innings - before LA Dodgers beat Cubs 2-1 (game started Aug 17th)
  • Aug 18 Japanese election law is amended to allow for proportional representation.
  • Aug 19 Renaldo Nehemiah of US sets record for 110 m hurdles, 12.93 sec
  • Aug 19 Soyuz T-7 launched, Svetlana Savtiskaya 2nd woman in space
  • Aug 20 Don Lever becomes 1st captain of NJ Devils
  • Aug 20 US marines land in Beirut Lebanon
  • Aug 21 Palestinian terrorists are dispersed from Beirut
  • Aug 21 Rollie Fingers (Brewers) becomes 1st pitcher to get save #300
  • Aug 22 Israeli General Ariel Sharon urges Palestinians to discuss peaceful coexistence
  • Aug 22 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Chevrolet World Championship of Women's Golf
  • Aug 23 Lebanese falangist leader Bechir Gemayel elected as president
  • Aug 23 Seattle Mariner pitcher Gaylord Perry ejected for throwing a spitter
  • Aug 23 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Aug 24 KCs' John Wathan steals 31st en route to 36 base for catcher's record
  • Aug 26 NASA launches Telesat-F
  • Aug 27 Rickey Henderson steals 119th base of season breaks Lou Brock's mark
  • Aug 27 Soyuz T-7 returns to Earth
  • Aug 28 "Sugar Babies" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 1208 performances
  • Aug 28 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • Aug 28 The first Gay Games are held in San Francisco.
  • Aug 28 39th Venice Film Festival: "The State of Things" directed by Wim Wenders wins Golden Lion
  • Aug 29 38°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in August

Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Aug 29 George Brett gets his 1,500th hit

MLB Third Baseman George Brett
MLB Third Baseman
George Brett
  • Aug 29 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Henredon Golf Classic
  • Aug 29 Steve Miller's "Abracadabra" hits #1
  • Aug 29 The synthetic chemical element Meitnerium, atomic number 109, is first synthesized at the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt, Germany.

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Aug 30 PLO leader Yasser Arafat leaves Beirut

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat
  • Aug 31 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • Sep 1 Caryl Churchill's "Top Girls" premieres in London
  • Sep 1 Max speedometer reading mandated at 85 MPH
  • Sep 1 Mexico President Lopez Portillo nationalizes banks
  • Sep 1 Palestinian Liberation Organization leaves Lebanon
  • Sep 1 The United States Air Force Space Command is founded.
  • Sep 2 Rolling Stone Keith Richard's house burns down
  • Sep 3 Anker Jørgensen government in Denmark resigns
  • Sep 4 Arson fire engulfs apartment-hotel in LA, 25 die
  • Sep 4 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • Sep 5 82nd US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jay Sigel
  • Sep 5 Eddie Hill sets propeller-driven boat water speed record of 229 mph
  • Sep 6 Dutch Internal minister Mr M Red assigns BVD to spy on communists

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 6 Jerry Lewis' 17th Muscular Dystrophy telethon raises $28,400,000

Comedian Jerry Lewis
Jerry Lewis
  • Sep 6 Joanne Carner wins LPGA Rail Charity Golf Classic

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Sep 6 Paul McCartney releases "Tug of War"

Musician & member of the Beatles Paul McCartney
Musician & member of the Beatles
Paul McCartney
  • Sep 6 Pittsburgh Pirates retire Willie Stargell's #
  • Sep 6 Polish dissidents seize Polish Embassy in Bern, Switzerland
  • Sep 8 Dutch social democratic party wins elections, fascist enters Dutch parliament
  • Sep 9 "Your Arms are Too Short..." opens at Alvin NYC for 69 performances
  • Sep 9 Columbia mated with SRBs & external tank in preparation for STS-5
  • Sep 9 Conestoga 1, 1st private commercial rocket, makes suborbital flight
  • Sep 10 Decca releases Beatle audition "Complete Silver Beatles" album
  • Sep 11 Debbie Maffett (California), 25, crowned 55th Miss America 1983

Sport awardTennis Open

Sep 11 Chris Evert wins her 6th & final US Open Tennis match at West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills NY

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
  • Sep 11 102nd Women's U.S. Open: Chris Evert-Lloyd beats Hana Mandlikova (6-3, 6-1)
  • Sep 12 Gerard Nijboer (2:15:16) & Rosa Mota (2:36:04) win marathon
  • Sep 12 Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic
  • Sep 12 102nd Men's U.S. Open: Jimmy Connors beats Ivan Lendl (6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4)
  • Sep 13 50 die in Spantax Airlines DC-10 on takeoff from Malaga, Spain
  • Sep 13 Joe Lefevre gets 6 hits in one baseball game
  • Sep 14 36" snow (Red Lodge, MT)
  • Sep 14 Cindy Nicholas of Canada makes her 19th swim of English Channel