On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1982

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Edmonton's rookie goaltender Grant Fuhr has his 23-game unbeaten streak end with a 7-1 Oilers' defeat in Toronto

NHL Goalie Grant Fuhr
NHL Goalie
Grant Fuhr

Famous Birthdays

  • (Samuel) Preston, British pop singer (The Ordinary Boys), born in Worthing, West Sussex, England
  • Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Danish actress (Borgen, Pitch Perfect 2), born in Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Tuncay Şanlı, Turkish footballer, born in Sakarya Province
1982 Highlights

About January 16, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn