What Happened on September 12, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Gerard Nijboer (2:15:16) & Rosa Mota (2:36:04) win marathon
  • Sandra Spuzich wins LPGA Mary Kay Golf Classic

Sport awardTennis Open

US Open Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors wins 4th US title; beats Czech star Ivan Lendl 6-3, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl

Famous Birthdays

  • Nana Ozaki, Japanese model, born in Osaka, Japan

Famous Deaths

  • Karen Aabye, Danish author (Less bedstemor there jomfru), dies at 77
  • Kommer Kleijn, Dutch actor and radio play director (Tomorrow It Will Be Better), dies at 89