On This Day

What Happened on October 4, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

Event of interestEvent of Interest

West German parliament officially confirms Helmut Kohl as the country's new Chancellor

German Chancellor Helmut Kohl
German Chancellor
Helmut Kohl

Famous Birthdays

  • Jered Weaver, American baseball pitcher (MLB All Star 2010-12; LA Angels), born in Northridge, California

Famous Deaths

  • Ahmad Hassan al-Bakr, Iraqi fieldmarshal and President of Iraq (1968-79), dies at 68
  • Glenn Gould, Canadian pianist (sued Steinway Piano), dies at 50