February 5, 1982 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • British airline Laker Airways collapses owing 270M pounds ($351M)
  • Chin A Sen ends term as president of Suriname
  • DEA announces seizure of 3,192 tons of marijuana, 495 people
  • Suriname pres Chin A Sen resigns & flees to Neth

Deaths in History

  • Neil Aggett, South African worker's union leader, commits suicide
  • Wies [Aloisius CA] Moens, Flemish writer/nazi, dies at 84