On This Day

What Happened on December 19, 1982

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
1982 Highlights

About December 19, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 11 months and 14 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Sagittarius