On This Day

What Happened on December 2, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 1st permanent artificial heart successfully implanted (U of Utah) in retired dentist Barney Clark; lived 112 days with Jarvic-7 heart

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt Ware, American football player
  • Michelle Banzer, model/beauty queen
  • Pizon, American rapper/producer

Famous Deaths

  • David Blue [Cohen], American folk musician, dies of a heart attack while jogging in Greenwich Village at 41
  • Isador Goodman, South African-Australian composer, dies at 73
  • Marty Feldman, comedian (Young Frankenstein), dies at 49