On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1982

Historical Events

  • Renaldo Nehemiah of US sets record for 110 m hurdles, 12.93 sec
  • Soyuz T-7 launched, Svetlana Savtiskaya 2nd woman in space

Famous Birthdays

  • Erika Christensen, American actress (Parenthood), born in Seattle, Washington
  • J. J. Hardy, American baseball player, born in Tuscon, Arizona
  • Kevin Rans, Belgian pole vaulter, born in Ekeren, Belgium
  • Melissa Fumero [Gallo], American actress (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey
  • Stipe Miocic, American mixed martial artist (UFC), born in Euclid, Ohio

Famous Deaths

  • August Neo, Estonian wrestler (b. 1908)
1982 Highlights

About August 19, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 5 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo