What Happened on June 17, 1982

Historical Events

Event of Interest

President of Argentina Leopoldo Galtieri resigns as commander in chief of the army and as president after leading Argentina to a disastrous defeat against the British in the Falkland Islands War

Event of Interest

US President Reagan's 1st UN General Assembly address "We must serve mankind through genuine disarmament."

Famous Birthdays

  • Jodie Whittaker, British actress (1st female "Doctor Who"), born in Skelmanthorpe, England
  • Marek SvatoŇ°, Slovakian ice hockey player
Born in 1982

About June 17, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini

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