On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB, Texas

Famous Birthdays

  • Alasdair Duncan, Australian novelist
  • Charlene Choi Cheuk Yin, Hong Kong singer (Twins)
  • Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Nigerian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Burton Turkus, lawyer/author/TV host (Mr Arsenic), dies at 80
  • Enny, [Engelina] de Leeuwe, actress (Anatevka), dies at 84

Person of interestJean Batten

Jean Batten, New Zealand aviator (first-ever solo flight from England to New Zealand in 1936), dies at 73

Aviator Jean Batten
Jean Batten
  • Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, dies at 90