What Happened on August 24, 1982

Historical Events

  • KCs' John Wathan steals 31st en route to 36 base for catcher's record

Famous Birthdays

  • Kim Kallstrom, Swedish footballer, born in Sandviken, Sweden
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Giorgio Abetti, Italian astronomer (Solar physics), dies at 99
  • Jack Siedle, cricketer (batted in 18 Tests for South Africa), dies
1982 Highlights

About August 24, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

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