What Happened on April 26, 1982

Historical Events

  • Gene Michael becomes NY Yankee manager for 2nd time

Music History

Rod Stewart is mugged, gunman steals his $50,000 Porsche on Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, California

1982 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Brock Gillespie, American basketball player (CB Ciudad de Valladolid), born in Des Moines, Iowa
  • J. B. Holmes, American golfer (British Open 2016 3rd; 5 PGA Tour titles), born in Campbellsville, Kentucky
  • Joanne Gobure, Nauruan poet, born in Denigomodu, Nauru
  • Jon Lee, English actor and singer (S Club 7), born in Ipplepen, Devon
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Celia Johnson, British actress (Jean Brodie), dies of stroke at 73
  • Ville Ritola, Finnish 5/10km runner (Olympic gold 1924, 28), dies at 86

About April 26, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 1 month and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus

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