What Happened on January 19, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Aust-WI one-day game that produced a Privy Council libel case
  • Heater explodes at Star Elementary School, Oklahoma, kills 6 children & teacher

Famous Birthdays

  • Angela Chang, Taiwanese singer and actress
  • Jodie Sweetin, actress (Stephanie Tanner-Full House)
  • Mike Komisarek, American ice hockey player

Famous Deaths

  • Elis Regina, Brazilian singer (b. 1945)
  • Leopold Trepper, Polish/Israeli spy (WWII), dies at 77
  • Marc Demeyer, Belgian cyclist (Paris-Roubaix '76), dies [or 1/20]