What Happened on September 5, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 82nd US Golf Amateur Championship won by Jay Sigel
  • Eddie Hill sets propeller-driven boat water speed record of 229 mph

Famous Birthdays

  • Alexandre Geijo, Spanish-Swiss footballer, born in Geneva, Switzerland
  • Sondre Lerche, Norwegian musician, born in Bergen, Norway

Famous Deaths

  • Douglas Bader, RAF fighter pilot in World War II (b. 1910)
  • Maurice Naessens, Belgian banker, dies at 73