On This Day

What Happened on October 3, 1982

Historical Events

  • Center fielder Robin Yount homers twice as Milwaukee whips Baltimore, 10-2 at Memorial Stadium to win the Brewers only AL East Championship

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik von Detten, American actor (Brink!; Toy Story; The Princess Diaries), born in San Diego, California

Famous Deaths

  • Roger Claessen, Belgian soccer striker (17 caps; Standard de Li├Ęge), dies at 41
  • Vivien Merchant [Ada Thompson], British actress (Alfie; The Homecoming; The Offence), dies from alcoholism at 53
1982 Highlights

About October 3, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra