On This Day

What Happened on November 28, 1982

Historical Events

  • "Pirates of Penzance" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 772 performances
  • CFL Grey Cup, CNE Stadium, Toronto: Edmonton Eskimos' record 5th straight Championship; defeat Toronto Argonauts, 32-16

Sports History

Germany's Sylvia Hanika stages remarkable comeback to upset tennis icon Martina Navratilova 1–6, 6–3, 6–4 and win her only WTA Tour Championship in NYC

Tennis Player Sylvia Hanika
Tennis Player
Sylvia Hanika
Tennis Player Martina Navratilova
Tennis Player
Martina Navratilova

Famous Birthdays

  • Leandro Barbosa, Brazilian basketball player

Famous Deaths

  • Helen of Greece and Denmark, Queen Mother of Romania, dies at 86
1982 Highlights

About November 28, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 10 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius