What Happened on October 5, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • 1st NJ Devils game, tie the Pitts Penguins 3-3 at the Meadowlands
  • China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Hernan Siles Zuazo appointed president of Bolivia
  • Unmanned rocket sled reaches 9,851 kph at White Sands, NM

Famous Birthdays

  • Natalie Vlandis, Northridge California, pairs skater (& Jered Guzman)