On This Day

What Happened on March 6, 1982

Historical Events

  • 23rd SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Alabama beats Kentucky, 48-46
  • NBA highest scoring game: San Antonio beat Milwaukee 171-166 (3 OT)
  • Susan Birmingham makes then world's loudest recorded human shout (120 dB)

Famous Deaths

  • Ayn Rand [Alisa Zinov'yevna Rosenbaum], Russian-American author, screenwriter and philosopher who developed the philosophical system of "Objectivism" (Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead), dies of heart failure at 77
  • Jan Lemaire, Dutch writer and actor (Village by the River, Beautiful Juliet), dies at 97
1982 Highlights

About March 6, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 7 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Pisces