What Happened on July 10, 1982

Historical Events

  • Miguel Vasquez makes 1st public quadruple somersault on trapeze
  • Rangers Larry Parrish hits his 3rd grand slam of the week

Event of Interest

Samuel Morse's "Gallery of the Louvre" sells for $3,250,000

  • Zimbabwe beats Bermuda by 5 wickets to win ICC Trophy
1982 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Arrowsmith, American pop-rock singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist (The Shaky Hands), born in Hood River, Oregan
  • Sebastian Mila, Polish soccer midfielder (38 caps; WKS Śląsk Wrocław), born in Koszalin, Poland
Born in 1982

Famous Deaths

  • Gustav MR von Koenigswald, German/Dutch paleontologist, dies at 79
  • Maria Jeritza [Marie Jedličková], Czech soprano, known as the Moravian Thunderbolt (Vienna Opera, 1912-34, 1953-56; Metropolitan Opera, 1921-32, 1951); dies at 94

About July 10, 1982

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 41 years, 2 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Don't You Want Me - The Human League
  • UK #1 Song: Happy Talk - Captain Sensible