On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1982

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandros Tzorvas, Greek footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Helvi Leivisk√§, Finnish composer, dies at 80

Henry Fonda

Henry Fonda, American stage and screen actor (Mr. Roberts; 12 Angry Men; On Golden Pond), dies of heart disease at 77

  • Salvador Sanchez, Mexican boxer (b. 1959)
  • Varlam Shalamov, Russian writer (b. 1907)
1982 Highlights

About August 12, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 3 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo