On This Day

What Happened on April 23, 1982

Historical Events

  • Conch Republic is established - secession of the Florida Keys from the United States of America
  • The 8-bit personal home computer the Sinclair ZX Spectrum is released (goes on to sell 5 million worldwide)

Famous Divorces

George Foreman

Professional boxer George Foreman (33) divorces Sharon Goodson after 7 months of marriage

1982 Highlights

About April 23, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus