On This Day

What Happened on March 28, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 12th Easter Seal Telethon raises $19,500,000
  • 1st NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: Louisiana Tech beats Cheney, 76-62; Lady Techsters' forward Janice Lawrence tournament MOP
  • JN Duartes' Christian Democrats win elections in El Salvador
  • Last AIAW Women's Basketball Championship, Rutgers beat Texas 83-77 in Philadelphia

Famous Birthdays

  • Sonia Agarwal, Indian actress

Famous Deaths

  • William Giauque, Canadian chemist, Nobel laureate (b. 1895)