On This Day

What Happened on January 16, 1982

Historical Events

Sports History

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

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

Famous Deaths

  • Harald Søltoft Agersnap, Danish cellist, pianist, conductor, and composer (Royal Danish Theatre, 1931-66), dies at 82
1982 Highlights

About January 16, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn