On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • 30th time Islanders shut-out-2-0 vs North Stars
  • 5th space shuttle mission: Columbia makes the first officially "operational" shuttle mission
  • Gas explosion in Israeli army headquarters near Tyre; kills 60
  • Joe Altobelli succeeds retiring Earl Weaver as Oriole manager

Famous Birthdays

  • Brittny Gastineau, American socialite
  • Lil' Dave, [Davis Shelton], rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Boston, Massachusetts