On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1982

Famous Birthdays

  • Mo Williams, American basketball point guard (NBA C'ship 2016, NBA All Star 2009 Cleveland Cavaliers) and coach (Alabama State), born in Jackson, Mississippi
  • Tero Pitkamaki, Finnish javelin thrower

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
1982 Highlights

About December 19, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 11 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius