On This Day

What Happened on September 17, 1982

Historical Events

Music Single

"Bad to the Bone" single by George Thorogood and the Destroyers first released

Famous Birthdays

  • Garth Murray, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Hope Larson, American illustrator and cartoonist

Famous Deaths

  • Manos Lo├»zos, Greek composer (Ta Tragoudia Mas) and well known leftist and critic of the Greek military junta, dies at 44 after suffering several strokes
1982 Highlights

About September 17, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo