What Happened on July 10, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Miguel Vasquez makes 1st public quadruple somersault on trapeze
  • Rangers Larry Parrish hits his 3rd grand slam of the week

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Samuel Morse's "Gallery of the Louvre" sells for $3,250,000

Inventor Samuel Morse
Inventor
Samuel Morse
  • Zimbabwe beats Bermuda by 5 wickets to win ICC Trophy

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Arrowsmith, American musician
  • Sebastian Mila, Polish footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav MR von Koenigswald, German/Dutch paleontologist, dies at 79
  • Maria Jeritza, [Jedlicka], Aust/US, singer (Metropolitan Opera), dies