On This Day

What Happened on November 11, 1982

Historical Events

  • 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 Baltimore Orioles manager

Famous Birthdays

  • Brittny Gastineau, American socialite ( BrĂ¼no), born in New York City
  • Lil' Dave [Davis Shelton], American rapper (Another Bad Creation), born in Boston, Massachusetts
1982 Highlights

About November 11, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Veterans Day (United States)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio