April 5, 1982 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Aircraft carriers Invincible and Hermes with escort vessels left Portsmouth for the Falkland Islands
  • Cards' Jim Kaat, pitches in record 24th consecutive season
  • Lord Carrington, British foreign secretary resigns due to Falklands war

Deaths in History

  • Abe Fortas, Supreme court justice, dies at 71