On This Day

What Happened on January 28, 1982

Historical Events

  • Italian police rescue US Brigadier General James Dozier, held hostage for six weeks by the Red Brigade of Padua, Italy
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Actor Danny Devito (37) weds actress Rhea Perlman (33)


1982 Highlights

About January 28, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 1 month and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius