Events in History in 1982 (Part 2)

Events 201 - 400 of 443

  • Jun 22 Susan Lea Hammett, of Miss, 18, crowned 25th America's Junior Miss
  • Jun 23 "Cleavage" opens and closes at Playhouse Theater NYC
  • Jun 23 -117°F; All time low at South Pole
  • Jun 23 Himmy, of Australia, weighs in at domestic cat record 20.7 kg (45 lb)
  • Jun 23 US pass the Intelligence Identities Protection Act (Public Law 97-200)
  • Jun 24 1st spacionaut Jean-Loup Chrétien and 2 Soviet cosmonauts, lift off aboard Soyuz T-16

Historic Event

Jun 24 Equal Rights Amendment goes down to defeat

  • Jun 24 Soyuz T-6 Launch (USSR)
  • Jun 24 US Supreme Court rules president can't be sued for actions in office
  • Jun 25 Greece abolishes headshaving of recruits in the military
  • Jun 25 Porn star John Holmes acquitted on murder charges
  • Jun 25 San Francisco holds its 1st County Fair

Historic Event

Jun 25 South African President P. W. Botha issues a new Proclamation again placing Ingwavuma under government control

  • Jun 26 Carlos Lopes runs European record 10km (27:34.39)
  • Jun 26 US vetos UN Security Council resolution for a limited withdrawal from Beirut of Israeli & Palestine Liberation Organization forces
  • Jun 27 "Play Me a Country Song" opens & closes at Virginia Theater NYC
  • Jun 27 4th NASA Space Shuttle Mission: Columbia 4 (STS-4) launches
  • Jun 29 US Voting Rights Act of 1965 extended
  • Jun 30 Federal Equal Rights Amendment fails 3 states short of ratification
  • Jun 30 Orbiter Challenger (OV-099) rolled out at Palmdale
  • Jul 1 2,100 Unification church couples wed in NYC
  • Jul 1 Challenger moves overland to Dryden
  • Jul 1 General Reynaldo Bignone sworn in as President of Argentina
  • Jul 1 Kosmos 1383, 1st search & rescue satellite, launched
  • Jul 2 In South Africa, the Internal Security Act is passed, giving massive powers to the authorities to investigate any organization or publication
  • Jul 2 Larry Walters using lawn chair & 42 helium balloons, rose to 16,000'
  • Jul 2 Soyuz T-6 returns to Earth
  • Jul 4 4th NASA Space Shuttle Mission: Columbia 4 (STS-4) lands at Edwards AFB
  • Jul 4 Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado elected president of Mexico
  • Jul 4 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Jul 5 Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Ellington AFB, Texas
  • Jul 8 Porn star John Homes convicted of receiving stolen property
  • Jul 8 Senegalese Trotskyist political party LCT is legally recognized
  • Jul 9 Botham scores 208 in 225 balls, England v India at The Oval
  • Jul 9 Michael Fagan breaks into Buckingham Palace and enters the Queen's bedroom in Buckingham Palace, London
  • Jul 9 Pan Am Boeing 727 crashes in Kenner La, killing 153
  • Jul 10 Miguel Vasquez makes 1st public quadruple somersault on trapeze
  • Jul 10 Rangers Larry Parrish hits his 3rd grand slam of the week

Historic Event

Jul 10 Samuel Morse's "Gallery of the Louvre" sells for $3,250,000

  • Jul 10 Zimbabwe beats Bermuda by 5 wickets to win ICC Trophy
  • Jul 12 Britain announces it is returning 593 Argentine POWs
  • Jul 12 FEMA promises survivors of a nuclear war will get their mail
  • Jul 13 Iran launches first attack into Iraq
  • Jul 13 Train crash at Aalter Belgium, 5 killed
  • Jul 15 Body of Wendy Caulfield, 1st Green River victim, found near Seattle
  • Jul 15 Columbia flies to Kennedy Space Center via Dyess AFB, Texas
  • Jul 15 Senate confirms George P. Shultz as US 60th Secretary of State by vote of 97-0
  • Jul 16 CDC report on AIDS symptoms in three hemophiliacs
  • Jul 16 George P. Shultz is sworn in as the 60th US Secretary of State
  • Jul 16 NASA launches Landsat 4 to thematic map the Earth
  • Jul 16 Sun Myung Moon sentenced to 18 months for tax fraud
  • Jul 19 Bolivian government resigns
  • Jul 19 David S Dodge becomes 1st American hostage in Lebanon
  • Jul 20 Hyde Park and Regent's Park bombings: 11 British soldiers and 7 military horses killed in Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb attacks during military ceremonies in London
  • Jul 21 France performs nuclear Test at Mururoa atoll
  • Jul 22 Academic Text Processing Service forms in Seattle
  • Jul 23 FCC approves AM stereo radio, KTSA San Antonio goes stereo
  • Jul 23 International Whaling Commission votes for total ban on commercial whaling (starting 1985)
  • Jul 24 Heavy rain causes a mudslide that destroys a bridge at Nagasaki, Japan, killing 299
  • Jul 24 KHJ (LA) & KFRC (San Francisco) become 2nd & 3rd stereo AM stations
  • Jul 24 Single "Eye Of The Tiger" by Survivor from "Rocky III" soundtrack starts 6-week run at #1 on US charts (Grammy for Best Rock Performance)
  • Jul 25 France performs nuclear Test
  • Jul 25 Zail Singh is sworn in as the seventh President of India
  • Jul 26 Canada's Anik D1 Comsat launched by US Delta rocket

Historic Event

Jul 27 Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's first visit to the US in almost 11 years

  • Jul 30 USSR performs underground nuclear Test
  • Jul 31 46 kids & 7 adults die as 2 buses and several cars collide near Beaune, France
  • Jul 31 Finland, Italy, Germany, Austria and France form American European Football Federation (AEFF)
  • Jul 31 USSR performs nuclear Test
  • Aug 1 H Aaron, F Robinson, T Jackson, & H Chandler inducted in Hall of Fame
  • Aug 1 Heavy Israeli air bombardment on Beirut
  • Aug 5 Stephabue Hix, of Alabama, 18, crowned Miss National Teen-Ager
  • Aug 5 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Aug 6 Three ANC members are sentenced to death in South Africa
  • Aug 6 WQXI (Atlanta) is 1st to use Harris Corp AM stereo system
  • Aug 11 The South African Defence Force (SADF) raids Southern Angola
  • Aug 11 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Aug 14 Iran "Ramadan-offensive" in Iraq
  • Aug 15 Equatorial Guinea adopts constitution
  • Aug 17 First Compact Discs (CDs) released to the public in Germany
  • Aug 17 South Bend, Ind jury acquits self-avowed racist Joseph Paul Franklin
  • Aug 18 Japanese election law is amended to allow for proportional representation.
  • Aug 18 NYSE tops 100m shares traded for the 1st time, sets a new record of 132.69m shares traded
  • Aug 19 Soyuz T-7 launched, Svetlana Savtiskaya 2nd woman in space
  • Aug 20 US marines land in Beirut Lebanon
  • Aug 21 Palestinian terrorists are dispersed from Beirut

Historic Event

Aug 22 Israeli General Ariel Sharon urges Palestinians to discuss peaceful coexistence

  • Aug 23 Lebanese falangist leader Bechir Gemayel elected as president
  • Aug 23 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Aug 26 NASA launches Telesat-F satellite
  • Aug 27 Soyuz T-7 returns to Earth
  • Aug 28 The first Gay Games are held in San Francisco.
  • Aug 28 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • Aug 29 38°F lowest temperature ever recorded in Cleveland in August
  • Aug 29 The synthetic chemical element Meitnerium, atomic number 109, is first synthesized at the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt, Germany.

Historic Event

Aug 30 PLO leader Yasser Arafat leaves Beirut

  • Aug 31 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • Sep 1 Caryl Churchill's "Top Girls" premieres in London
  • Sep 1 Max speedometer reading mandated at 85 MPH
  • Sep 1 Mexico President Lopez Portillo nationalizes banks
  • Sep 1 Palestinian Liberation Organization leaves Lebanon
  • Sep 1 The United States Air Force Space Command is founded.
  • Sep 3 Anker Jørgensen government in Denmark resigns
  • Sep 4 Arson fire engulfs apartment-hotel in LA, 25 die
  • Sep 4 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • Sep 5 Eddie Hill sets propeller-driven boat water speed record of 229 mph
  • Sep 6 Dutch Internal minister Mr M Red assigns BVD to spy on communists
  • Sep 6 Polish dissidents seize Polish Embassy in Bern, Switzerland
  • Sep 8 Dutch social democratic party wins elections, fascist enters Dutch parliament
  • Sep 9 Columbia mated with SRBs & external tank in preparation for STS-5
  • Sep 9 Conestoga 1, 1st private commercial rocket, makes suborbital flight
  • Sep 13 50 die in Spantax Airlines DC-10 on takeoff from Malaga, Spain
  • Sep 14 36" snow (Red Lodge, MT)
  • Sep 14 Bomb at Lebanese Phalange party HQ kills President-elect Bachir Gemayel and 26 others
  • Sep 14 Cindy Nicholas of Canada makes her 19th swim of English Channel
  • Sep 15 First issue of "USA Today" published by Gannett Co Inc
  • Sep 15 Israeli forces began pouring into west Beirut
  • Sep 16 Massacre of 1000+ Palestinian refugees at Chatila & Sabra begins
  • Sep 18 Sabra and Shatila massacres - Christian militia massacre at least 700 Palestinians in retaliation for assassination of Bachir Gemayel
  • Sep 19 Streetcars stop running on Market St, San Francisco after 122 years of service
  • Sep 20 Jalaluddin takes a one-day hat-trick Pakistan v Australia
  • Sep 21 San Francisco cable cars cease operations for 2 years of repairs
  • Sep 21 STS-5 vehicle moves to launch pad
  • Sep 22 San Francisco's cable cars made a final run before closing down for 20-month
  • Sep 23 Amin Gemayel sworn in as President of Lebanon
  • Sep 23 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Sep 24 US, Italian & French peacekeeping troops begin arriving in Lebanon
  • Sep 25 Northwestern ends 34 football game losing streak, beats No Ill 31-6
  • Sep 25 Penn prison guard George Banks kills 13 (5 were his own children)
  • Sep 25 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • Sep 27 Cards clinching NL East title
  • Sep 27 Jan Wolkers awarded but refuses Constantine Huygens-prize
  • Sep 27 John Palmer becomes news anchor of Today Show
  • Sep 28 1st reports appear of death from cyanide-laced Tylenol capsules
  • Sep 28 NASA launches Intelsat V satellite, no. 505
  • Sep 29 Cyanide laced Tylenol capsules kills 7 in Chicago
  • Sep 29 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Sep 30 12th Commonwealth Games open in Brisbane, Australia
  • Sep 30 National railroad strike in Belgium
  • Oct 1 EPCOT Center opens in Orlando, Florida
  • Oct 1 The Sony CDP-101, world's first commercially released Compact Disc player released in Japan for 168,000 yen ($730)
  • Oct 1 USSR performs underground nuclear test

Historic Event

Oct 1 West Germany's Christian Democrat Union ousts Helmut Schmidt as Chancellor, replacing him with Helmut Kohl

  • Oct 2 Bomb attack in Tehran, kills 60, injures 700

Historic Event

Oct 2 The Portland Building, designed by Michael Graves, considered the 1st postmodern building is opened in Portland Oregon

  • Oct 4 West German parliament officially confirms Helmut Kohl as the country's new Chancellor
  • Oct 5 China performs nuclear test at Lop Nor, PRC
  • Oct 5 Hernan Siles Zuazo appointed president of Bolivia
  • Oct 5 Unmanned rocket sled reaches 9,851 kph at White Sands, NM
  • Oct 6 Auburn's Al Del Greco kicks 6 field goals
  • Oct 6 Fokker Fellowship crashes at Moerdijk Neth, 17-22 die

Historic Event

Oct 7 Olof Palme forms Swedish government

  • Oct 8 Poland bans Solidarity & all labor unions
  • Oct 9 Attack on synagogue in Rome leaves 1 dead
  • Oct 10 Hernan Siles Zuazo installed as president of Bolivia
  • Oct 10 Pope John Paul II canonizes Rev Maximilian Kolbe, who volunteered to die in place of another inmate at Auschwitz concentration camp, a saint
  • Oct 10 US imposes sanctions against Poland for banning Solidarity trade union
  • Oct 11 English ship Mary Rose, which sank during an engagement with France in 1545, raised at Portsmouth, England
  • Oct 11 Riot in Amsterdam as tram catches fire
  • Oct 12 38.6 cm (15.2") of rainfall, Angoon Alaska (state record)
  • Oct 14 6,000 Unification church couples wed in Korea

Historic Event

Oct 14 US President Reagan proclaims a war on drugs

  • Oct 16 Mt Palomar Observatory 1st to detect Halley's comet on 13th return
  • Oct 16 Secretary of State George P. Shultz warns the US will withdraw from the UN if they vote to exclude Israel
  • Oct 16 USSR performs underground nuclear test
  • Oct 17 USSR performs nuclear test at Novaya Zemlya USSR
  • Oct 19 Automaker John DeLorean arrested on cocaine charges (Not guilty)
  • Oct 20 Nobel Prize in Economics awarded to George Stigler
  • Oct 20 Sri Lanka President Jayewardene re-elected

Historic Event

Oct 21 Private funeral service held for Bess Truman, former First Lady of the United States

  • Oct 22 Gene Mauch resigns as manager of Angels
  • Oct 26 US budget deficit reaches more than $110 trillion for fiscal year 1982
  • Oct 27 China announces its population has reached 1 billion plus people
  • Oct 27 IBM ROM is capable of EGA graphics
  • Oct 28 NASA launches RCA-E
  • Oct 28 Spain's socialists win/communists lose elections
  • Oct 29 Car maker John DeLorean indicted for drug trafficking, later acquitted
  • Oct 30 Portugal revises constitution
  • Oct 31 Pope John Paul II becomes first pontiff to visit Spain

Canonization

Oct 31 Pope John Paul II canonizes Canadian Marguerite Bourgeoys, founder of the Congregation of Notre Dame of Montreal, as a saint

  • Nov 1 Honda becomes the first Asian automobile company to produce cars in the United States with the opening of their factory in Marysville, Ohio. The Honda Accord is the first car produced there.
  • Nov 2 Fire in Salung tunnel, Afghanistan, 1,000+ Russians die
  • Nov 4 Ruud Lubbers becomes Dutch premier
  • Nov 7 Turkey adopts constitution
  • Nov 10 IMF lends Mexico $3.8 billion due to threatened bankruptcy
  • Nov 11 5th NASA Space Shuttle Mission: Columbia makes the first officially "operational" shuttle mission
  • Nov 11 Gas explosion in Israeli army headquarters near Tyre; kills 60
  • Nov 12 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • Nov 13 Vietnam Veterans Memorial opens in Washington, D.C., featuring the names of over 58,000 US soldiers killed or missing in the Vietnam War

Historic Event

Nov 14 Polish Solidarity chairman Lech Wałęsa freed

  • Nov 15 4th ACE Cable Awards: "Bernstein/Beethoven" by Horant H. Hohlfeld and Harry J. Kraut

Historic Event

Nov 15 Funeral service held in Moscow's Red Square for Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev

  • Nov 16 5th NASA Space Shuttle Mission Columbia lands at Edwards Air Force Base after 5 days in space, completing its 1st operational flight
  • Nov 16 Agreement reached ending 57 day football strike
  • Nov 17 Dale Murphy wins NL MVP
  • Nov 22 Columbia returns to Kennedy Space Center via Kelly AFB, Texas