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FIFA World Cup - First Expansion

Time: Tuesday Jul 13, 1982

Place: Spain

Details: Spain hosted an expanded 1982 World Cup which featured 24 teams, the first expansion since 1934. The teams were divided into six groups of four, with the top two teams in each group advancing to the second round, where they split into four groups of three.



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September 11 attacks
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Battle of Madrid (Spanish Civil War)
Spanish Civil War-Peace deal
Sunday Mar 5, 1939 - Spain
Severo Ochoa
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On This Day - 13 July

Banner of the Holy Roman Empire
Holy Roman Empire-Henry II Died
Tuesday Jul 13, 1024 - Göttingen, Germany, Holy Roman Empire
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Mozart-The Paris Symphony
Monday Jul 13, 1778 - Paris, France
George Washington
George Washington-Commanding General
Friday Jul 13, 1798 - U.S.
Napoleon Bonaparte
Napoleon-Battle of Shubra Khit
Friday Jul 13, 1798 - Shubra Khit, Egypt
Armenian Genocide
Armenian Genocide-The Treaty of Berlin
Saturday Jul 13, 1878 - Berlin, Germany

13 July 1982

Iran-Iraq War Image
Iran–Iraq War-Operation Ramadan
Tuesday Jul 13, 1982 - Basra, Iraq

July 1982

Jul, 1982 - Harrison, New York, U.S.
Diego Maradona
Diego Maradona-To Europe, "To Barca"
Sunday Jul 4, 1982 - Barcelona, Spain
Queen Elizabeth II at NASA
Queen Elizabeth II-Elizabeth found an intruder in the room with her
Friday Jul 9, 1982 - London, United Kingdom
Iran-Iraq War Image
Iran–Iraq War-Operation Ramadan
Tuesday Jul 13, 1982 - Basra, Iraq
Iran-Iraq War Image
Iran–Iraq War-Iran try again further North
Friday Jul 16, 1982 - Basra, Iraq


Iran-Iraq War Image
Iran–Iraq War-Cabinet Meeting
1982 - Baghdad, Iraq
Garry Kasparov Image
Garry Kasparov-First win in a Superclass-level international tournament
1982 - Bugojno, Yugoslavia (Present Day Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Angela Merkel Image
Angela Merkel-1st Divorce
1982 - Germany
The logo of the Finnish telecommunications company, Nokia Corporation
Nokia-Nokia's first mobile phone
1982 - Finland
Mother Tresa Image
Mother Teresa-37 children rescued
1982 - Beirut, Lebanon