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
1982 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Rizwan "Riz" Ahmed, British-Pakistani actor (The Night Of), rapper (Swet Shop Boys) and activist, born in Wembley, London
Born in 1982

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
  • Hugh Plaxton, Canadian ice hockey left wing (Olympic gold 1928; Montreal Maroons) and politician (House of Commons of Canada 1935-40), dies at 78

About December 1, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius

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