On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1982

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Steve Carlton became 1st pitcher to win 4 Cy Young awards

Baseball Pitcher Steve Carlton
Baseball Pitcher
Steve Carlton
  • US budget deficit reaches more than $110 trillion for fiscal year 1982

Famous Birthdays

  • Adam Carroll, Northern Irish racing driver, born in Portadown, Northern Ireland

Famous Deaths

  • Giovanni Benelli, archbishop of Florence/Pope candidate, dies
1982 Highlights

About October 26, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Scorpio