What happened this day in history December 23, 1982

What are the important events that happened on December 23, 1982? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

December 23, 1982: Facts & Myths About This Day

December 23, 1982 is the 357th day of the year 1982 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 8 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is December 10, 1982 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 409,449,600 seconds has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘trihectapentacontaheptagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Quarter every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $3,135.25. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Capricorn is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Turquoise is the modern birthstone for this month. Onyx is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Dog is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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December 23, 1982 Historical Events

  • 1982
    The United States Environmental Protection Agency announces it has identified dangerous levels of dioxin in the soil of Times Beach, Missouri.

Who were born on December 23, 1982?

  • 1982
    Brad Nelson, American baseball player
  • 1982
    Thomas Rohregger, Austrian cyclist (Leopard Trek)

Who died on December 23, 1982?

  • 1982
    Jack Webb, American actor, producer, and director (b. 1920)

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