What Happened on May 2, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Falklands War: Argentine cruiser General Belgrano sunk by British submarine Conqueror, killing more than 350 men

Famous Birthdays

  • Lorie [Laure Pester], French singer, born in Le Plessis-Bouchard, Île-de-France

Famous Deaths

  • Helmut Dantine, Austrian-American actor (Shadow of the Cloak), dies of a heart attack at 64
  • Hugh Marlowe [Hipple], American actor (All About Eve, Ellery Queen), dies from a heart attack at 71