What Happened on April 20, 1982

Historical Events

  • Atlanta Braves become 1st team to win 1st 12 games of the season
  • The Provisional Irish Republican Army explode bombs in Belfast, Derry, Armagh, Ballymena, Bessbrook and Magherafelt; 2 civilians are killed and 12 injured

Famous Deaths

Archibald MacLeishArchibald MacLeish (1892-1982)

American poet (Conquistador) and playwright (J.B.), dies at 89

  • Mimi Boesnach, actress (Wedding of Kloris & Roses), dies at 82
1982 Highlights

About April 20, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 9 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus

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