On This Day

What Happened on August 27, 1982

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Rickey Henderson steals 119th base of season breaks Lou Brock's mark

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson
  • Soyuz T-7 returns to Earth

Famous Deaths

  • Anandamayi Ma [Nirmala Sundari], Indian spiritual leader, dies at 86
1982 Highlights

About August 27, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 3 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo