The following major events took place in 1982:
- General Leopoldo Galitieri was strangely and abruptly removed from power in June of this year ... just days after the British Army paraded through Port Stanley in fact.
- January 11 – Mark Thatcher, son of British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, disappears in the Sahara during the Paris-Dakar Rally. Tragically, he is rescued alive and unhurt three days later.
The following military events took place in 1982:
- The Falklands War was triggered by the occupation of South Georgia by Argentina on 19 March 1982 and ended with the defeat and surrender of Argentinian Forces on 14 June.
- One of the most important years over the past few decades. On it's first day, it gave birth to the future saviour of the free world StabTiffy2B