On This Day

What Happened on December 10, 1982

Historical Events

  • CDC report on a transfusion recipient who developed AIDS symptoms

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Heavyweight Michael Doakes KOs Mike Weaver in 1:03 in Las Vegas

WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver
WBA World Heavyweight Champion
Mike Weaver
  • Soyuz T-5 returns to Earth, 211 days after take-off

Famous Birthdays

  • Matt Stutzman, American Paralympic archer and record holder for longest accurate shot in archery- despite having no arms, born in Kansas City, Kansas
  • Shilpa Anand, Indian film and television actress
  • Tim Deegan, Canadian MuchMusic VJ, born in Oshawa, Ontario

Famous Deaths

  • Freeman "Amos" Gosden, US radio actor (Amos 'n' Andy), dies at 83
  • Freeman Gosden, American writer and actor (The Amos 'n' Andy Show, Calvin and the Colonel), dies at 83
  • Roy Webb, American film score composer (films of Val Lewton), dies at 94
1982 Highlights

About December 10, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 10 months and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius