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 singer and winner of the inaugural season of TV series American Idol, born in Fort Worth, Texas


1982 Highlights

About April 24, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus