On This Day

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 Highlights

About January 26, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 8 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

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

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius