What Happened on January 10, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Freezer Bowl", Bengals beat Chargers in -59°F (-51°C) to win AFC championship

Event of interestEvent of Interest

"The Catch" - iconic moment in NFL history - Dwight Clark makes a fingertip catch for a touchdown from Joe Montana with 58 seconds left (SF 49ers win the game and go on to win the Super Bowl)

NFL Quarterback Joe Montana
NFL Quarterback
Joe Montana
  • -17°F (27.2°C) in Braemar Grampian (equals UK record)
  • AFC Championship Game: Cincinnati Bengals beat San Diego Chargers 27-7
  • NBC's premiere of TV film "Will: G. Gordon Liddy", based on the Watergate conspirator, participant and convict
  • NFC Championship Game: San Francisco 49ers beat Dallas Cowboys 28-27
  • Petra Schneider swims world record 1500 m freestyle (15:43.31)

Famous Birthdays

  • Josh Ryan Evans, American actor (d. 2002)

Famous Deaths

  • Lazar Weiner, Russian-born American composer, dies at 84