Today in History for 18th August 1982

Day of Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 6 of 6

- 1st time NYSE tops 100 M figure, 132.69 M shares traded
- Japanese election law is amended to allow for proportional representation.
- LA Dodgers beat Chicago Cubs, 6-5, in 21 innings (game started 8/17)
- Longest baseball game at Wrigley Field in Chicago IL, ends after 22 innings - before LA Dodgers beat Cubs 2-1 (game started Aug 17th)
- NYSE sets trading record of 132,690,000 shares traded
- Pete Rose sets record with his 13,941st plate appearance

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 1 of 1

- Beverly Bayne, actress (Romeo & Juliet, Passionate Youth), dies at 87

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