On This Day

What Happened on February 1, 1982

Historical Events

Television Debut

"Late Night With David Letterman" debuts on NBC-TV, Bill Murray is first guest

  • Senegal & Gambia form loose confederation (Senegambia)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gavin Henson, Welsh rugby union utility back (33 caps Wales, 1 British & Irish Lions; Swansea, Ospreys), born in Pencoed, Mid Glamorgan, Wales
  • Shoaib Malik, Pakistani cricket batsman and captain (35 Tests, top score 245; 285 ODIs; 110 T20I), born in Sialkot, Pakistan
1982 Highlights

About February 1, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 10 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius