On This Day

What Happened on December 1, 1982

Historical Events

  • Dentist Barney B Clark gets 1st artificial heart
  • Miguel de la Madrid inaugurated as President of Mexico

Famous Birthdays

  • Rizwan "Riz" Ahmed, British-Pakistani actor (The Night Of), rapper (Swet Shop Boys) and activist, born in Wembley, London

Famous Weddings

Jackie Chan

Martial artist Jackie Chan (28) weds actress Lin Feng-jiao (29) in Los Angeles

Famous Deaths

  • Dorothy James, American composer, dies on her 81st birthday
1982 Highlights

About December 1, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius