On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Famous Birthdays

  • Maurice Williams, American basketball player
  • Tero Pitkamaki, Finnish javelin thrower
  • Vincent Accardi, American musician

Famous Deaths

  • Dwight Macdonald, American social critic (b. 1906)
  • Jean-Jacques Grunenwald, French organist/composer, dies at 71
  • Lawrance Collingwood, English composer, dies at 95