What Happened on January 26, 1982

Historical Events

  • For the first time since the 1930s, the unemployed population in UK rises above three million
  • In a 9-2 NHL win over Pittsburgh Penguins, the NY Islanders score 4 goals within 1:38, 5 within 2:37 in a 6 goal 1st period
  • Mauno Koivisto elected president of Finland
1982 History

About January 26, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 4 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius

Holidays: Australia Day (Australia), Republic Day (India)

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) - Daryl Hall John Oates
  • UK #1 Song: Oh Julie - Shakin' Stevens