September 1, 1982 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Caryl Churchill's "Top Girls" premieres in London
  • Max speedometer reading mandated at 85 MPH
  • Mexico President Lopez Portillo nationalizes banks
  • Palestinian Liberation Organization leaves Lebanon
  • The United States Air Force Space Command is founded.

Deaths in History

  • Haskell Curry, American mathematician (b. 1900)
  • Wladislaw Gomulka, Polish partisan/party leader, dies at 76