On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1982

Historical Events

  • Great Britain performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • In accordance with Camp David, Israel completes Sinai withdrawal
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Yanks fire manager Bob Lemon & replaces him with Gene Michael

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Barton, American baseball player (Atlanta Braves), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Monty Panesar, English cricketer, born in Luton, Bedfordshire, England

Famous Deaths

  • Celia Johnson, English actress (Brief Encounter, Happy Breed), dies at 73
  • Don Wilson, American radio and TV announcer (Jack Benny Show), dies at 81
  • John Cody, US cardinal/archbishop of Chicago (1965-82), dies at 74
  • Paul de Vree, Flemish author (Round Table), dies at 72
  • W. R. Burnett, American writer (Asphalt Jungle), dies at 82
1982 Highlights

About April 25, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Anzac Day (Australia, New Zealand)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus