On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1982

Historical Events

  • 1st broadcast of comedy "Cheers" on NBC-TV starring Ted Danson and Shelley Long
  • Cyanide laced Tylenol capsules kills 7 in Chicago
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Rob Smith, Irish musician and songwriter

Famous Deaths

  • Monty Stratton, American MLB player who played in minor leagues with prosthetic leg, dies at 70
  • Slinger Nitschke, Australian cricketer (2 Tests for Australia 1931-32), dies at 77
1982 Highlights

About September 29, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 1 month and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Libra