On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Article: Fatal Legacy of a Beautiful Riviera

Historical Events

  • 36" snow (Red Lodge, MT)
  • Bomb at Lebanese Phalange party HQ kills President-elect Bachir Gemayel and 26 others
  • Cindy Nicholas of Canada makes her 19th swim of English Channel
  • Trevor Baxter sets skateboard high jump record of 5' 5.7"

Famous Birthdays

  • Hiroki Narimiya, Japanese actor, born in Tokyo

Famous Deaths

  • Bashir Gemayel, falangist Lebanon's president-elect, assassinated by a bomb
  • Christian Ferras, French violinist and conductor, dies at 49

Person of interestGrace Kelly

Grace Kelly, princess of Monaco, dies in a car crash at 52

Actress Grace Kelly
Grace Kelly
  • John C Gardner, American writer (Life & Times of Chaucer High), dies at 49