On This Day

What Happened on November 22, 1982

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

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
Aviator
Jean Batten
  • Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, dies at 90
1982 Highlights

About November 22, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius