January 1, 1982 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • 30 Something stars Ken Olin & Patricia Wettig meet, later they marry
  • MTA launches a 5 year plan to upgrade the NYC subway system
  • Peru's Javier Pérez de Cuéllar becomes the 5th Secretary-General of the United Nations

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II prays for an end to martial law in Poland

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • TA launches 5 year capital program to overhaul NYC subway system

Deaths in History

  • Paul Belmondo, French sculptor (Bathing Woman, Orleans), dies at 83
  • Vladimir K Zworykin, Russ/American engineer (cathode-ray tube), dies