August 23, 1982 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Lebanese falangist leader Bechir Gemayel elected as president
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Deaths in History

  • Alberto Cavalcanti, Brazilian director (Herr Puntila), dies at 85
  • Stanford Moore, US biochemist (Nobel 1977), dies