On This Day

November 11, 1982 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • 5th space shuttle mission: Columbia makes the first officially "operational" shuttle mission
  • Gas explosion in Israeli army headquarters near Tyre; kills 60
  • Joe Altobelli succeeds retiring Earl Weaver as Oriole manager

Birthdays in History

  • Brittny Gastineau, American socialite