On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1982

Historical Events

  • Equatorial Guinea adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Casey Burgener, American weightlifter

Famous Deaths

  • Axel Theorell, Swedish biochemist (Nobel 1955-discovering the oxidation enzyme and its effects), dies at 79
  • Hugo Theorell, Swedish scientist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1903)
1982 Highlights

About August 15, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 11 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo