On This Day

What Happened on August 11, 1982

Historical Events

  • The South African Defence Force (SADF) raids Southern Angola
  • Twins Terry Felton loses & runs career to 0-14 (en route to 0-16)
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Halsall, British actor

Famous Deaths

  • Tom Drake [Alfred Sinclair Alderdice], American actor (Meet Me In St. Louis; Warlock), dies of lung cancer at 63
1982 Highlights

About August 11, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo