On This Day

What Happened on August 31, 1982

Historical Events

  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexei Mikhnov, Ukrainian-born ice hockey player
  • Chris Duhon, American basketball player
  • G. Willow Wilson, American journalist and comic book writer
  • Ian Crocker, American swimmer
  • José Reina, Spanish footballer
  • Josh Kroeger, American baseball player
  • Lien Huyghebaert, Belgian athlete
  • Michele Rugolo, Italian racing driver
  • Patrick Nuo, Swiss pop singer, born in Lucerne, Switzerland
1982 Highlights

About August 31, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 3 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo