On This Day

What Happened on February 3, 1982

Historical Events

  • Columbia Shuttle moves to Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center (Florida) for mating for STS-3 mission
  • Greatest helicopter lift, 56,888 kg, Podmoscovnoe, USSR
  • John Sharples of England finishes 371 hours of disco dancing
  • Porn star John Holmes ordered to stand trial for murder

Famous Birthdays

  • Alan Gurr, Australian V8 Supercar driver
  • Jessica Harp, American singer (The Wreckers)
1982 Highlights

About February 3, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 9 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius