What Happened on July 16, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • CDC report on AIDS symptoms in three hemophiliacs
  • George P. Shultz sworn in as US Secretary of State
  • NASA launches Landsat 4 to thematic map the Earth
  • Sun Myung Moon sentenced to 18 months for tax fraud

Famous Birthdays

  • Michael UmaƱa, Costa Rican footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Charles Robberts, The first State President of South Africa, dies at 88
  • Leendert Braat, sculptor/writer (White World), dies
  • Patrick Dewaere, actor (Catherine & Co), shoots self at 35