On This Day

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

  • Andy Sandham, English cricket batsman (14 Tests; 1st triple centurion 325 v WI 1930), dies at 91
  • Archibald MacLeish, American lawyer and writer (Conquistador), 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? 39 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus