What Happened on August 21, 1982

Historical Events

  • American MLB Milwaukee Brewers' relief pitcher Rollie Fingers becomes 1st pitcher to get save #300
  • Palestinian terrorists are dispersed from Beirut

Famous Weddings

Bono

British 'U2' lead singer Bono (22) weds activist and businesswoman Allison "Ali" Stewart (21) at All Saints Church, Raheny, Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Sobhuza II, Paramount Chief and Ngwenyama of Swaziland (1899-1982) who holds the record for the longest reign of any monarch in recorded history, dies at 83
1982 Highlights

About August 21, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 5 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Eye Of The Tiger - Survivor
  • UK #1 Song: Come On Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners with The Emerald Express