What Happened on March 10, 1982

Historical Events

  • Saleem Malik scores 100 in 2nd inning of Test Cricket debut (v SL)
  • Sygyzy: all 9 planets aligned on same side of Sun
  • The United States places an embargo on Libyan petroleum imports because of their support of terrorist groups.
  • Travis Jackson & Happy Chandler elected to Hall of Fame

Event of Interest

US President Reagan proclaims economic sanctions against Libya

1982 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Katharine Isabelle, Canadian actress, born in Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Timo Glock, German racing car driver
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Minoru Shirota, Japanese microbiologist and founder of the Yakult Honsha beverage company, dies at 82

About March 10, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 6 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Centerfold - The J. Geils Band
  • UK #1 Song: The Lion Sleeps Tonight - Tight Fit