On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Private funeral service held for Bess Truman, former First Lady of the United States

US First Lady Bess Truman
US First Lady
Bess Truman

Famous Birthdays

  • James White, American basketball player
  • Matt Dallas, American Actor

Famous Deaths

  • Radka Toneff, Norwegian jazz singer (It Don't Come Easy), dies of a drug overdose at 30