On This Day

What Happened on November 28, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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