What Happened on November 18, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Duk Koo Kim dies unexpectedly from injuries sustained during a 14-round match against Ray Mancini in Las Vegas, Nevada, prompting reforms in the sport of boxing.
  • Mariasela Alvarez of Dominican Republic, crowned 32nd Miss World

Famous Deaths

  • Donald Dillaway, actor (Min & Bill, Platinum Blonde), dies at 78
  • Heinar Kipphardt, German writer and playwright (In the Matter of J. Robert Oppenheimer), dies at 60