On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Equatorial Guinea adopts constitution

Famous Birthdays

  • Casey Burgener, American weightlifter

Famous Deaths

  • Axel Theorell, Swedish biochemist (Nobel 1955-discovering the oxidation enzyme and its effects), dies at 79
  • Hugo Theorell, Swedish scientist, Nobel Prize Laureate (b. 1903)