On This Day

What Happened on August 21, 1982

Historical Events

  • Palestinian terrorists are dispersed from Beirut
  • Rollie Fingers (Brewers) becomes 1st pitcher to get save #300

Famous Weddings

LoveWedding of Interest

U2 lead singer Bono (22) weds activist and businesswoman Ali Hewson (21)

Rocker Bono

Famous Deaths

  • Sobhuza II, king of Swaziland/Ngwane (1921-82), dies
1982 Highlights

About August 21, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 10 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo