What happened this day in history October 20, 1982

What are the important events that happened on October 20, 1982? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 20, 1982: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 20, 1982 is the 293rd day of the year 1982 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 72 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Wednesday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 7, 1982 – a Wednesday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 403,920,000 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 ‘dihectaenneacontatrigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $700.30. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper 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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October 20, 1982 Historical Events

  • 1982
    During the UEFA Cup match between FC Spartak Moscow and HFC Haarlem, 66 people are crushed to death in the Luzhniki disaster.

Who were born on October 20, 1982?

  • 1982
    Becky Brewerton, Welsh golfer
  • 1982
    Kristian Bak Nielsen, Dutch footballer

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