On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1982

Historical Events

  • The Federal Reserve announces that the operating capacity of factories has gone down to 67.8%.

Famous Birthdays

  • Antrel Rolle, National Football League defensive back
  • Garnon Davies, Welsh actor

Famous Deaths

  • Colin Chapman, English engineer and automobile manufacturer, founder of Lotus Cars, dies at 54
1982 Highlights

About December 16, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 9 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius