On This Day

What Happened on November 29, 1982

Historical Events

  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Ashley Force, American race car driver, born in Yorba Linda, California
  • Gemma Chan, English actress (Crazy Rich Asians), born in London, England
  • Lucas Black, American film and television actor (Sling Blade), born in Decatur, Alabama

Famous Deaths

  • Percy Williams, Canadian athlete (Olympic gold 100m / 200m 1928), dies from self inflicted gunshot wounds at 74
  • Yuri Kasakow, Russian writer, dies at 55
1982 Highlights

About November 29, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 8 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius