On This Day

What Happened on June 24, 1982

Historical Events

  • 1st spacionaut Jean-Loup Chr├ętien and 2 Soviet cosmonauts, lift off aboard Soyuz T-16

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Equal Rights Amendment goes down to defeat

Eagle Forum President Phyllis Schlafly
Eagle Forum President
Phyllis Schlafly
  • Soyuz T-6 Launch (USSR)
  • US Supreme Court rules president can't be sued for actions in office

Famous Birthdays

  • Brian Fitzgerald, American writer
  • Clint Bajada, Maltese television and radio presenter
  • Jarret Stoll, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Kevin Nolan, English footballer
  • Mark Penney, Canadian film director
1982 Highlights

About June 24, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 1 month and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer