On This Day

What Happened on May 28, 1982

Historical Events

  • Leonard Maltin's 1st appearance on Entertainment Tonight

Papal Visit

Pope John Paul II is 1st reigning pope to visit Great Britain (Adrian IV was born in England, as Nicholas Breakspear)

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexa Davalos, American actress
  • Jhonny Peralta, Dominican MLB baseball shortstop, 2003-17, 3X All-Star (Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, St. Louis Cardinals), born in Santiago, Dominican Republic

Famous Deaths

  • Lt Col 'H'. Jones VC, Commanding Officer, 2nd Battalion, Parachute Regiment (British Army) (Falklands War) (b. 1940)
1982 Highlights

About May 28, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 6 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Gemini