On This Day

What Happened on April 8, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday

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