October 1, 1982 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • EPCOT Center opens in Orlando, Florida
  • The Sony CDP-101, world's first commercially released Compact Disc player released in Japan for 168,000 yen ($730)
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Event of interestEvent of Interest

West Germany's Christian Democrat Union ousts Helmut Schmidt as Chancellor, replacing him with Helmut Kohl

German Chancellor Helmut Kohl
German Chancellor
Helmut Kohl

Birthdays in History

  • Harry Lawrence, Bath born Entrepreneur