What Happened on July 4, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 10th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Sandra Haynie
  • 4th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 4 lands at Edwards AFB

Sport awardTennis Open

96th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats John McEnroe (3-6 6-3 6-7 7-6 6-4)

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
  • Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado elected president of Mexico
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
  • Yankees bat out of order against Indians in 1st inning

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Ex Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne (33) weds TV host Sharon Arden (29) in Maui, Hawaii

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
Music Manager/TV Personality Sharon Osbourne
Music Manager/TV Personality
Sharon Osbourne

Famous Deaths

  • Sylvestre A Guzman Fernandez, pres Dominican Rep, commits suicide
  • Terry Higgins, early British AIDS death (b. 1945)