On This Day

What Happened on August 18, 1982

Historical Events

  • 1st time NYSE tops 100 M figure, 132.69 M shares traded
  • Japanese election law is amended to allow for proportional representation.
  • Longest baseball game at Wrigley Field in Chicago IL, ends after 22 innings - before LA Dodgers beat Cubs 2-1 (game started Aug 17th)
  • NYSE sets trading record of 132,690,000 shares traded

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pete Rose sets record with his 13,941st plate appearance

MLB Player and Manager Pete Rose
MLB Player and Manager
Pete Rose

Famous Deaths

  • Beverly Bayne, actress (Romeo & Juliet, Passionate Youth), dies at 87
1982 Highlights

About August 18, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 11 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo