October 10, 1982 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Hernan Siles Zuazo installed as president of Bolivia

BeatificationCanonization

Pope John Paul II canonizes Rev Maximilian Kolbe, who volunteered to die in place of another inmate at Auschwitz concentration camp, a saint

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264th Pope
John Paul II
  • US imposes sanctions against Poland for banning Solidarity trade union

Birthdays in History

  • Amon Buchanan, Australian rules footballer

Deaths in History

  • Jean Effel, French painter and journalist (b. 1908)