October 1, 1982 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • EPCOT Center opens in Orlando Florida
  • The Sony CDP-101, the world's first commercially released Compact Disc player, is released in Japan for 168,000 yen ($730)
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • West Germany's Parliament ousts Helmut Schmidt as Chancellor for Helmut Kohl

Birthdays in History

  • Harry Lawrence, Bath born Entrepreneur