What Happened on December 16, 1982

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Chicago White Sox starter Tom Seaver pitches the complete game in his 300th MLB career victory, a 4-1 win at Yankee Stadium
  • 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