On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1982

Historical Events

  • Cards clinching NL East title

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Filming begins on "Never Say Never Again" with Sean Connery playing James Bond for the final time

  • Jan Wolkers awarded but refuses Constantine Huygens-prize
  • John Palmer becomes news anchor of Today Show

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Camp, American actress (Sarah Newlin-True Blood, Mad Men, The Good Wife), born in Aiken, South Carolina
  • Darrent Williams, American football player (d. 2007)
  • Lil Wayne [Dwayne Michael Carter, Jr.], American rapper (Lollipop), born in New Orleans, Louisiana

Famous Deaths

  • Ralph Baldwin, Canadian harness driver and trainer (11 major world records; Hambletonian Stakes 1963, 73), dies at 66
  • Saad Sayd [Abu Walid], Palestinian commandant in Lebanon, dies
1982 Highlights

About September 27, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra