What Happened on November 12, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Aaron Pryor scores a 14th round KO of Alexis Argüello in Miami to retain his WBA super lightweight boxing title in the first of 2 meetings between the Hall of Famers; The Ring’s 'Fight of the Decade'

Event of interestEvent of Interest

KGB Chief Yuri Andropov succeeds Leonid Brezhnev as leader of the Soviet Union

Soviet General Secretary Yuri Andropov
Soviet General Secretary
Yuri Andropov
Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev
Soviet General Secretary
Leonid Brezhnev
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Zaheer Abbas gets his 100th 100 in Test Cricket for Pakistan v India, goes to 215

Famous Birthdays


Person of interestAnne Hathaway

Anne Hathaway, American actress (Les Misérables, The Dark Knight Rise, The Princess Diaries), born in NYC, New York

Actress Anne Hathaway
Actress
Anne Hathaway
  • Mikele Leigertwood, English footballer