1982 Calendar Trivia
The next time you can reuse this calendar will be on year 2027. Both calendars will be exactly the same! This is assuming you are not interested in the dates for Easter and other irregular holidays that are based on a solar cycle.
April 4 (4/4), June 6 (6/6), August 8 (8/8), October 10 (10/10), December 12 (12/12), and the last day of February always fall on the same day of the week in any given year. This is called the ‘Doomsday rule’. Check these dates using the full 12-month calendar below to verify.
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Historical Events Of 1982
- January 17, 1982 – “Cold Sunday”: in numerous cities in the United States temperatures fall to their lowest levels in over 100 years.
- January 25, 1982 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Dog in Chinese astrology.
- January 28, 1982 – US Army general James L. Dozier is rescued by Italian anti-terrorism forces from captivity by the Red Brigades.
- February 13, 1982 – The Río Negro Massacre takes place in Guatemala.
- May 1, 1982 – Operation Black Buck: The Royal Air Force attacks the Argentine Air Force during Falklands War.
- June 3, 1982 – The Israeli ambassador to the United Kingdom, Shlomo Argov, is shot on a London street. He survives but is permanently paralysed.
- June 24, 1982 – “The Jakarta Incident”: British Airways Flight 9 flies into a cloud of volcanic ash thrown up by the eruption of Mount Galunggung, resulting in the failure of all four engines.
- August 23, 1982 – Bachir Gemayel is elected Lebanese President amidst the raging civil war.
- September 19, 1982 – Scott Fahlman posts the first documented emoticons :-) and :-( on the Carnegie Mellon University bulletin board system.
- September 29, 1982 – The Chicago Tylenol murders begin when the first of seven individuals dies in metropolitan Chicago.
Who Were Born On 1982?
- February 5, 1982 – Dionysis Makris, Greek singer
- March 4, 1982 – Yasemin Mori, Turkish singer-songwriter
- May 16, 1982 – Billy Crawford, Filipino-American singer-songwriter and actor
- June 12, 1982 – Diem Brown, German-American journalist and activist (d. 2014)
- June 16, 1982 – May Andersen, Danish model and actress
- June 30, 1982 – Ignacio Carrasco, Mexican footballer
- August 7, 1982 – Marco Melandri, Italian motorcycle racer
- October 4, 1982 – Jered Weaver, American baseball player
- October 30, 1982 – Andy Greene, American ice hockey player