What happened this day in history June 8, 1982

What are the important events that happened on June 8, 1982? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

June 8, 1982: Facts & Myths About This Day

June 8, 1982 is the 159th day of the year 1982 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 206 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Tuesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is May 26, 1982 – a Tuesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 108,984 hours 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 ‘hectapentacontaenneagon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Cent every day starting at age 6, then by now that person has accumulated $131.38. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Gemini is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Pearl is the modern birthstone for this month. Moonstone 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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June 8, 1982 Historical Events

  • 1982
    Bluff Cove Air Attacks during the Falklands War: 56 British servicemen are killed by Argentine air attack on two landing ships : RFA Sir Galahad and RFA Sir Tristram.

Who were born on June 8, 1982?

  • 1982
    Dickson Etuhu, Nigerian footballer
  • 1982
    Irina Lazareanu, Romanian/Canadian model
  • 1982
    Matteo Barbini, Italian rugby player
  • 1982
    Michael Cammalleri, Canadian hockey player
  • 1982
    Nadia Petrova, Russian tennis player

Who died on June 8, 1982?

  • 1982
    Satchel Paige, American baseball player (b. 1906)

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