August 29, 1982 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • 38°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in August
  • Steve Miller's "Abracadabra" hits #1
  • The synthetic chemical element Meitnerium, atomic number 109, is first synthesized at the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt, Germany.

Deaths in History

  • Nahum Goldmann, pres Zionist World Organization, dies at 87