On This Day

What Happened on June 9, 1982

Historical Events

Historic Event

General Efraín Rios Montt declares himself President of Guatemala

  • Israel wipes out Syrian SAM missiles in Bekaa Valley

Famous Birthdays

  • Andrew Walker, Canadian actor, born in Montreal, Quebec
  • Christina Stürmer, Austrian singer, born in Linz, Austria

Famous Deaths

  • Elmer Robinson, American politician (33rd Mayor of San Francisco), dies at 87
  • Hank Ladd, TV host (Arrow Show, Waiting for the Break), dies at 74
1982 Highlights

About June 9, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 5 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini