On This Day

What Happened on October 10, 1982

Historical Events

  • Hernan Siles Zuazo installed as president of Bolivia
  • MLB American League Championship: Milwaukee Brewers beat California Angels, 3 games to 2
  • MLB National League Championship: St. Louis Cardinals beat Atlanta Braves, 3 games to 0


Pope John Paul II canonizes Rev Maximilian Kolbe, who volunteered to die in place of another inmate at Auschwitz concentration camp, a saint

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • US imposes sanctions against Poland for banning Solidarity trade union

Famous Birthdays

  • Amon Buchanan, Australian rules footballer
  • Hideki Mutoh, Japanese racing driver, born in Tokyo

Famous Deaths

  • Jean Effel, French painter and journalist (b. 1908)
1982 Highlights

About October 10, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 3 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra