On This Day

March 10, 1982 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • Sygyzy: all 9 planets aligned on same side of Sun
  • The United States places an embargo on Libyan petroleum imports because of their support of terrorist groups.
  • Travis Jackson & Happy Chandler elected to Hall of Fame

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US President Reagan proclaims economic sanctions against Libya

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Deaths in History

  • Minoru Shirota, Japanese microbiologist and founder of the Yakult Honsha beverage company, dies at 82