On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1982

Historical Events

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

Canonization

Pope John Paul II declares "Peerke" Donders a saint


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? 39 years, 6 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini