On This Day

What Happened on November 18, 1982

Historical Events

  • Mariasela Alvarez of Dominican Republic, crowned 32nd Miss World
  • South Korean boxer Duk Koo Kim dies from injuries sustained during a 14-round beating by Ray Mancini in Las Vegas; WBC shortens title bouts to 12 rounds; WBA and WBO follow in 1988, and IBF in 1989

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
1982 Highlights

About November 18, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 8 months and 21 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio