What Happened on December 16, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • The Federal Reserve announces that the operating capacity of factories has gone down to 67.8%.
  • Tom Seaver agrees to new contract with Mets

Famous Birthdays

  • Antrel Rolle, National Football League defensive back
  • Garnon Davies, Welsh actor

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony C B Chapman, England, formula 1 racer, dies at 54
  • Colin Chapman, English engineer and automobile manufacturer, founder of Lotus Cars (b. 1928)