On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday

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
  • J. J. Hardy, American baseball player
  • Kevin Rans, Belgian pole vaulter
  • Melissa Fumero [Gallo], American actress (Brooklyn Nine-Nine), born in Lyndhurst, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • August Neo, Estonian wrestler (b. 1908)