October 10, 1982 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Hernan Siles Zuazo installed as president of Bolivia

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II canonizes Rev Maximilian Kolbe, who volunteered to die in place of another inmate at Auschwitz concentration camp, a saint

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264th Pope
John Paul II
  • US imposes sanctions against Poland for banning Solidarity trade union

Birthdays in History

  • Amon Buchanan, Australian rules footballer

Deaths in History

  • Jean Effel, French painter and journalist (b. 1908)