On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1982

Historical Events

  • Tracy Caulkins, 19, wins her 36th US swimming title

Famous Birthdays

  • Gennady Golovkin, Kazakh boxer (undisputed world middleweight champion), born in Karaganda, Kazakhstan

Famous Divorces

Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Actor Bryan Cranston (26) divorces writer Mickey Middleton after 4 years of marriage

Famous Deaths

  • Katherine Rawls, American swimming and diving champion, dies at 64
1982 Highlights

About April 8, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aries