On This Day

What Happened on June 1, 1982

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Oakland A's left fielder Rickey Henderson steals 2 bases in 3-2 win over Boston Red Sox to become fastest to reach 50 stolen bases in a MLB season

MLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson
MLB Outfielder
Rickey Henderson

Famous Birthdays

  • Justine Henin, Belgian tennis player (7 x Grand Slam singles titles; Olympic gold 2004; WTA Tour C'ship 2006, 07; 43 x WTA singles titles), born in Li├Ęge, Belgium

Famous Deaths

  • Hendrik Algra, Dutch teacher, journalist, and politician (ARP), dies
1982 Highlights

About June 1, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 5 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini