On This Day

What Happened on August 30, 1982

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

PLO leader Yasser Arafat leaves Beirut

Palestinian Leader Yasser Arafat
Palestinian Leader
Yasser Arafat

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAndy Roddick

Andy Roddick, American tennis player (2003 US Open), born in Austin, Texas

Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion Andy Roddick
Tennis Player and U.S. Open Champion
Andy Roddick
  • Will Davison, Australian racing driver (Bathurst 100 2009, 2016), born in Melbourne, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Leo Pappenheim, Dutch conductor, dies at 86
1982 Highlights

About August 30, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 1 month and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo