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 Birthdays

  • Taio Cruz, English singer and record producer, born in London

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

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

Boxing Champ George Foreman
Boxing Champ
George Foreman

1982 Highlights

About April 23, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 7 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus