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1982 Historical Event(s)
- January 25, 1982 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Dog in Chinese astrology.
- April 6, 1982 – Estonian Communist Party bureau declares “fight against bourgeois TV” — meaning Finnish TV — a top priority of the propagandists of Estonian SSR
- May 24, 1982 – Liberation of Khorramshahr: Iranians recapture of the port city of Khorramshahr from the Iraqis during the Iran–Iraq War.
- June 23, 1982 – Chinese American Vincent Chin is beaten to death in Highland Park, Michigan, by two auto workers who had mistaken him for Japanese and who were angry about the success of Japanese auto companies.
- 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.
- July 8, 1982 – Assassination attempt against Iraqi president Saddam Hussein in Dujail.
- October 8, 1982 – Poland bans Solidarity and all trade unions.
- November 13, 1982 – The Vietnam Veterans Memorial is dedicated in Washington, D.C. after a march to its site by thousands of Vietnam War veterans.
- November 14, 1982 – Lech Wałęsa, the leader of Poland’s outlawed Solidarity movement, is released after eleven months of internment near the Soviet border.
- December 8, 1982 – In Suriname, several opponents of the military government are killed.
Who Were Born On 1982?
- January 13, 1982 – Guillermo Coria, Argentine tennis player
- January 14, 1982 – Caleb Followill, American singer (Kings of Leon)
- April 3, 1982 – Iain Fyfe, Australian footballer
- April 6, 1982 – Bret Harrison, American actor
- April 15, 1982 – Michael Aubrey, American baseball player
- June 19, 1982 – Alexander Frolov, Russian hockey player
- July 7, 1982 – Nick Karner, American filmmaker
- October 16, 1982 – Prithviraj Sukumaran, Indian Film Actor
- December 9, 1982 – Ryan Grant, American football player
- December 20, 1982 – Mohammed Asif, Pakistani cricket player