On This Day

What Happened on February 2, 1982

Historical Events

  • Government troops and Muslim fundamentalists battle in Hamah, Syria

Famous Birthdays

  • Han Ga In, South Korean model/actress
  • Kelly Mazzante, American basketball player
  • Sergio CastaƱo, Spanish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Paul Desruisseaux, Canadian lawyer and politician (Senator for Wellington, Quebec), dies at 76
  • Stringfellow Barr, US educationalist (100 Great Books), dies at 85
1982 Highlights

About February 2, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius