On This Day

February 5, 1982 in History

Day of the Week: Friday

Events in History

  • British airline Laker Airways collapses owing 270M pounds ($351M)
  • DEA announces seizure of 3,192 tons of marijuana, 495 people
  • President of Suriname Hendrick Chin A Sen resigns and flees to the Netherlands

Deaths in History

  • Neil Aggett, South African worker's union leader, commits suicide
  • Wies [Aloisius CA] Moens, Flemish writer/nazi, dies at 84