On This Day

What Happened on September 11, 1982

Historical Events

  • Debbie Maffett (California), 25, crowned 55th Miss America 1983

US Open Women's Tennis

US Open Women's Tennis: Chris Evert wins her 6th and final US title, beating Hana Mandlíková 6-3, 6-1

Tennis Legend Chris Evert
Tennis Legend
Chris Evert
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion Hana Mandlikova
Tennis Player and Four-Time Major Champion
Hana Mandlikova

Famous Birthdays

  • Shriya Saran, South Indian actress (Santhosham), born in Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Belarusian human rights activist and politician who claimed victory in the disputed 2020 Belarusian presidential election, born in Mikashevichy, Byelorussian SSR, Soviet Union

Human Rights Activist and Politician Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya
Human Rights Activist and Politician
Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Soboult, French historian, dies at 68
  • Wifredo Lam, Cuban artist (The Jungle), dies at 79
1982 Highlights

About September 11, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 1 month and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo