On This Day

What Happened on June 26, 1982

Historical Events

  • Carlos Lopes runs European record 10km (27:34.39)
  • US vetos UN Security Council resolution for a limited withdrawal from Beirut of Israeli & Palestine Liberation Organization forces

Famous Weddings

  • Marie Osmond marries Steve Craig

Famous Deaths

  • Alexander Mitscherlich, German psychotherapist, dies at 73
  • Andre Tchaikowsy, pianist/composer, dies
  • Charles Russhon, USAF lt col/liaison for James Bond films, dies at 71
  • Sandy Powell, English comedian, dies at 82
1982 Highlights

About June 26, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 4 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer