On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1982

Historical Events

  • 107th Preakness: Jack Kaenel aboard Aloma's Ruler wins in 1:55.4

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Breckenridge, American actress
  • Jessica Sutta, American dancer, singer and actress (The Pussycat Dolls)
  • Segundo Castillo, Ecuadorian footballer, born in San Lorenzo, Ecuador
  • Tatsuya Fujiwara, Japanese actor
  • Veronica Campbell-Brown, Jamaican athlete

Famous Deaths

  • Gordon Smiley, American racecar driver, dies in a crash at 36
1982 Highlights

About May 15, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 6 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus