On This Day

What Happened on August 12, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandros Tzorvas, Greek footballer

Famous Deaths

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

Person of interestHenry Fonda

Henry Fonda, actor (On Golden Pond), dies of heart disease at 77

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