1982 in History (Part 3)

Events in History

Events 201 - 300 of 483

  • Jun 13 Fahd becomes King of Saudi Arabia after King Khalid dies at 69
  • Jun 14 Argentina surrenders to Britain, ending the 74-day Falklands Islands conflict
  • Jun 15 Riots in Argentina after Falklands/Malvinas defeat
  • Jun 15 Supreme Court rules all children, regardless of citizenship, are entitled to a public education
  • Jun 16 Britain requests Argentina to arrange for return of prisoners
  • Jun 17 President Galtieri resigns after leading Argentina to defeat in the Falkland Islands
  • Jun 18 Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended by Senate by 85-8 vote
  • Jun 19 The body of God's Banker, Roberto Calvi is found hanging beneath Blackfriars Bridge in London

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Jun 20 Israeli PM Menachem Begin arrives in Washington

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin
  • Jun 22 Manhattan institutes bus-only lanes

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Jun 22 Prince Charles & Princess Diana take son Prince William home from hospital

Duke of Cambridge Prince William
Duke of Cambridge
Prince William
Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
  • Jun 22 Susan Lea Hammett, of Miss, 18, crowned 25th America's Junior Miss
  • Jun 23 "Cleavage" opens & closes at Playhouse Theater NYC
  • Jun 23 -117°F; All time low at South Pole
  • Jun 23 Himmy, of Australia, weighs in at domestic cat record 20.7 kg (45 lb)
  • Jun 23 Intelligence Identities Protection Act (Public Law 97-200)
  • Jun 24 Equal Rights Amendment goes down to defeat
  • Jun 24 Jean-Loup Chretien, 1st spacionaut, 2 others, lift off (Soyuz T-16)
  • Jun 24 Soyuz T-6 Launch (USSR)
  • Jun 24 US Supreme Court rules president can't be sued for actions in office
  • Jun 25 Porn star John Holmes acquitted on murder charges
  • Jun 25 San Francisco holds its 1st County Fair
  • Jun 25 US Secretary of State Alexander Haig Jr resigns, replaced by Schultz
  • Jun 25 Greece abolishes headshaving of recruits in the military.
  • Jun 25 South African President P.W. Botha issues a new Proclamation again placing Ingwavuma under government control
  • Jun 26 Carlos Lopes runs European record 10km (27:34.39)
  • Jun 26 US vetos UN Security Council resolution for a limited withdrawal from Beirut of Israeli & Palestine Liberation Organization forces
  • Jun 27 "Play Me a Country Song" opens & closes at Virginia Theater NYC
  • Jun 27 STS-4, 4th NASA Space Shuttle mission, launches

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Jun 28 Prince Charles & Diana, Princess of Wales, name their baby "William"

Princess of Wales Diana Spencer
Princess of Wales
Diana Spencer
His Royal Highness Prince Charles
His Royal Highness
Prince Charles
  • Jun 29 Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended
  • Jun 30 Federal Equal Rights Amendment fails 3 states short of ratification
  • Jun 30 Orbiter Challenger (OV-099) rolled out at Palmdale
  • Jul 1 2,100 Unification church couples wed in NYC
  • Jul 1 Challenger moves overland to Dryden
  • Jul 1 General Reynaldo Bignone sworn in as President of Argentina
  • Jul 1 Kosmos 1383, 1st search & rescue satellite, launched
  • Jul 2 Larry Walters using lawn chair & 42 helium balloons, rose to 16,000'
  • Jul 2 Soyuz T-6 returns to Earth
  • Jul 2 In South Africa, the Internal Security Act is passed, giving massive powers to the authorities to investigate any organization or publication
  • Jul 4 4th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 4 lands at Edwards AFB
  • Jul 4 Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado elected president of Mexico
  • Jul 4 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Jul 4 Yankees bat out of order against Indians in 1st inning
  • Jul 5 Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Ellington AFB, Texas
  • Jul 5 ICC Trophy record p/ship, 257 Schoonheim/Liffman, Hol v Malay
  • Jul 7 David Moorcroft of UK sets record for 5000 m, 13:00.41
  • Jul 7 Steve Scott of US runs mile in a record 3:47.69
  • Jul 8 Billy Martin records his 1,000th career win as a manager
  • Jul 8 Porn star John Homes convicted of receiving stolen property
  • Jul 8 Senegalese Trotskyist political party LCT is legally recognized

  • Jul 9 Botham scores 208 in 225 balls, England v India at The Oval
  • Jul 9 Pan Am Boeing 727 crashes in Kenner La, killing 153
  • Jul 9 Michael Fagan breaks into Buckingham Palace and enters the Queen's bedroom
  • Jul 10 Miguel Vasquez makes 1st public quadruple somersault on trapeze
  • Jul 10 Rangers Larry Parrish hits his 3rd grand slam of the week

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Jul 10 Samuel Morse's "Gallery of the Louvre" sells for $3,250,000

Inventor Samuel Morse
Inventor
Samuel Morse
  • Jul 10 Zimbabwe beats Bermuda by 5 wickets to win ICC Trophy
  • Jul 12 Britain announces it is returning 593 Argentine POWs
  • Jul 12 FEMA promises survivors of a nuclear war will get their mail
  • Jul 13 Train crash at Aalter Belgium, 5 killed
  • Jul 13 Iran launches first attack into Iraq
  • Jul 15 Body of Wendy Caulfield, 1st Green River victim, found near Seattle
  • Jul 15 Columbia flies to Kennedy Space Center via Dyess AFB, Texas
  • Jul 15 Senate confirms George Shultz as 60th sec of state by vote of 97-0
  • Jul 16 George P. Shultz sworn in as US Secretary of State
  • Jul 16 NASA launches Landsat 4 to thematic map the Earth
  • Jul 16 Sun Myung Moon sentenced to 18 months for tax fraud
  • Jul 16 CDC report on AIDS symptoms in three hemophiliacs
  • Jul 19 1st Old Timer's All star classic - AL wins 7-2 in Washington, D.C.
  • Jul 19 Bolivian government resigns
  • Jul 19 David S Dodge becomes 1st American hostage in Lebanon
  • Jul 19 1st annual Cracker Jack Oldtimers Classic 75-year-old Luke Appling hits a 250-foot HR off Warren Spahn, AL beats NL 7-2
  • Jul 20 Hyde Park and Regent's Park bombings: 11 British soldiers and 7 military horses killed in Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb attacks during military ceremonies in London
  • Jul 21 France performs nuclear Test at Mururoa atoll
  • Jul 22 Academic Text Processing Service forms in Seattle
  • Jul 23 FCC approves AM stereo radio, KTSA San Antonio goes stereo
  • Jul 23 International Whaling Commission votes for total ban on commercial whaling (starting 1985)
  • Jul 24 KHJ (LA) & KFRC (SF) become 2nd & 3rd stereo AM stations
  • Jul 24 Heavy rain causes a mudslide that destroys a bridge at Nagasaki, Japan, killing 299.
  • Jul 25 France performs nuclear Test
  • Jul 26 Canada's Anik D1 Comsat launched by US Delta rocket

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Jul 27 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's first visit to the US in almost 11 years

4th Prime Minister of India Indira Gandhi
4th Prime Minister of India
Indira Gandhi
  • Jul 30 USSR performs underground nuclear Test
  • Jul 31 46 kids & 7 adults die as 2 buses & several cars collide near Beaune, France
  • Jul 31 Finland, Italy, Germany, Austria & France form American European Football Federation (AEFF)
  • Jul 31 USSR performs nuclear Test
  • Aug 1 H Aaron, F Robinson, T Jackson, & H Chandler inducted in Hall of Fame
  • Aug 1 Heavy Israeli air bombardment on Beirut
  • Aug 5 Stephabue Hix, of Alabama, 18, crowned Miss National Teen-Ager
  • Aug 5 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Aug 6 California Doug DeCinces hits 3 HRs again in game (did it 5 days ago also)
  • Aug 6 WQXI (Atlanta) is 1st to use Harris Corp AM stereo system
  • Aug 6 Three ANC members are sentenced to death in South Africa
  • Aug 11 Twins Terry Felton loses & runs career to 0-14 (en route to 0-16)
  • Aug 11 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Aug 11 The South African Defence Force (SADF) raids Southern Angola
  • Aug 14 Iran "Ramadan-offensive" in Iraq
  • Aug 15 Equatorial Guinea adopts constitution
  • Aug 17 South Bend, Ind jury acquits self-avowed racist Joseph Paul Franklin

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