On This Day

What Happened on August 26, 1982

Historical Events

  • NASA launches Telesat-F satellite

Famous Birthdays

  • David Long, New Zealand dance and soundtrack composer (Peter Jackson's films)
  • John Mulaney, American comedian, writer and actor (Saturday Night Live), born in Chicago, Illinois
1982 Highlights

About August 26, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo