On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1982

Historical Events

  • Bomb attack in Tehran, kills 60, injures 700

Event of interestEvent of Interest

The Portland Building, designed by Michael Graves, considered the 1st postmodern building is opened in Portland Oregon

Architect Michael Graves
Michael Graves

Famous Birthdays

  • George Pettit, Canadian hardcore singer (Alexisonfire), born in Grimsby, Ontario
  • Tyson Chandler, American basketball center (NBA Defensive Player of the Year 2012; Olympics gold 2012), born in Hanford, California

Famous Deaths

  • William Bernbach, American advertising creative director, dies at 71
1982 Highlights

About October 2, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra