On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

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, 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
  • William R Burnett, American writer (Asphalt Jungle), dies at 82