On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1982

Historical Events

  • BBC warns Britain will bomb Argentina
  • Colin Wilson rides a surfboard 294 miles


Pope John Paul II declares "Peerke" Donders a saint

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Famous Birthdays

  • Cyrill Gloor, Swiss footballer
  • Malene Mortensen, Danish singer
  • Tristan Prettyman, American musician
1982 Highlights

About May 23, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 6 months and 11 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini