On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1982

Historical Events

  • Bomb attack in Tehran, kills 60, injures 700

Historic Event

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

Famous Birthdays

  • George Pettit, Canadian hardcore singer (Alexisonfire), born in Grimsby, Ontario
  • Tyson Chandler, American basketball center (NBA C'ship 2011 Dallas Mavericks; NBA Defensive Player of the Year 2012 NY Knicks; 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? 39 years, 1 month and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Gandhi Jayanti (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra