On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1982

Historical Events

  • "Forbidden Broadway" by/with Gerard Alessandrini premieres in NYC
  • Mark Thatcher, son of UK prime minister Margaret Thatcher, makes his way home after 6 days missing in the Sahara

Famous Birthdays

  • Armando Galarraga, Venezuelan baseball player, born in CumanĂ¡, Venezuela
  • Prince Philip and Prince Alexander of Yugoslavia, born in Fairfax, Virginia

Famous Deaths

  • Red Smith, American sportscaster and columnist (Pulitzer 1976, Fight Talk), dies at 76
1982 Highlights

About January 15, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 10 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn