What Happened on October 20, 1982

Historical Events

  • Baseball World Series: St. Louis Cardinals beat Milwaukee Brewers, 6-3 at Busch Stadium for 4 games to 3 series triumph; MVP: St. Louis catcher Darrell Porter

Sports History

Billy Martin fired as manager of Oakland A's

  • During the UEFA Cup match between FC Spartak Moscow and HFC Haarlem, 66 people are crushed to death in the Luzhniki disaster.
  • Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to George Stigler
  • Sri Lanka President Jayewardene re-elected
1982 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Yasser Al-Qahtani, Saudi footballer, born in Khobar, Saudi Arabia
Born in 1982

About October 20, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 11 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Jack & Diane - John Cougar
  • UK #1 Song: Do You Really Want To Hurt Me - Culture Club