What Happened on May 4, 1982

Historical Events

  • British destroyer HMS Sheffield hit by Exocet rocket off Falkland Islands: 20 of her crew died.
  • NHL Prince of Wales Conference Final: New York Islanders beat Quebec Nordiques, 4 games to 0
  • Twins rookie outfielder Jim Eisenreich, who suffers from Tourette's Syndrome, removes himself, due to taunts from Red Sox bleacher fans
1982 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Hector King, Mexican singer and songwriter, born in Culiac├ín, Mexico
  • Markus Rogan, Austrian swimmer (World C'ship [SC] gold 200m backstroke 2008; Olympic silver 100m/200m backstroke 2004), born in Vienna, Austria
Born in 1982

About May 4, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 4 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Taurus

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