What Happened on October 3, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Cox 4 rowing record set at 12:52 for 99 miles (Geneva, Switzerland)
  • Milwaukee whips Baltimore 10-2 to win AL East championship
  • Record 11,763 start a 186 mile cross-country race near Stockholm
  • Scott Weiland runs Detroit marathon backwards in less than 5 hours

Famous Birthdays

  • Erik von Detten, American actor

Famous Deaths

  • Roger Claessen, Belgian soccer star, dies at 41
  • Vivien Merchant [Ada Thompson], British actress (Alfie, The Homecoming, The Offence), dies from alcoholism at 53