On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1982

Historical Events

  • 2,251 turn out to see Expos play NY Mets at Shea Stadium
  • NFL players begin a 57 day strike
  • San Francisco cable cars cease operations for 2 years of repairs
  • STS-5 vehicle moves to launch pad

Famous Birthdays

  • Danny Kass, American snowboarder
  • Eduardo Azevedo, Brazilian racing driver
  • Marat Izmailov, Russian footballer
  • Rowan Vine, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Hovhannes Bagramyan, Soviet military commander and Marshal of the Soviet Union of Armenian origin, dies at 84
1982 Highlights

About September 21, 1982

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Virgo