On This Day

What Happened on January 3, 1982

Historical Events

  • Australian Open Men's Tennis: South African Johan Kriek wins first career Grand Slam title; beats American Steve Denton 6-2, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4

Famous Deaths

  • Derek Sealy, West Indian cricket batsman (11 Tests; youngest West Indian Test player 17:122), dies at 69
1982 Highlights

About January 3, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 10 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Capricorn