On This Day

What Happened on January 27, 1982

Historical Events

  • "Joseph & the Amazing Dreamcoat" opens at Royale NYC for 747 performances
  • Los Angeles Kings set an NHL record with their 6th consecutive tied game, a 4-4 deadlock against the visiting Philadelphia Flyers
  • Mauno Koivisto installed as President of Finland
  • Philadelphia Phillies trade shortstop Larry Bowa & infielder Ryne Sandberg to Chicago Cubs for 2nd baseman Ivan DeJesus
  • Roberto S. Cordova installed as President of Honduras
  • West Indies beat Australia 3-1 to win cricket's World Series Cup

Famous Deaths

  • Iris Korn, actress (Widder-Palmerstown USA), dies at 60
1982 Highlights

About January 27, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 10 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius