On This Day

What Happened on April 24, 1982

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

150 Khomeini followers assault student dormitory in West Germany

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
  • 27th Eurovision Song Contest: Nicole for Germany wins singing "Ein biƟchen Frieden" in Harrogate
  • Cards win 12th game in a row; 7-4 over Phillies
  • Firestone World Bowling Tournament of Champions won by Mike Durbin

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestKelly Clarkson

Kelly Clarkson, American pop singer ("Since U Been Gone"; "My Life Would Suck Without You"), winner of 1st season of "American Idol", songwriter, and TV personality, born in Fort Worth, Texas

1982 Highlights

About April 24, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus