What Happened on July 18, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Blues in the Night" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 53 performances

Sport awardGolf Major

111th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 284 at Royal Troon

Golfer Tom Watson
Tom Watson
  • Sally Little wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic

Famous Birthdays

  • Panagiotis Lagos, Greek footballer
  • Priyanka Chopra, Indian actress, singer and beauty queen (Miss World 2000), born in Jamshedpur, India
  • Ryan Cabrera, American musician and TV host

Famous Deaths

  • Lionel Daunais, French-Canadian singer and composer, dies at 80
  • Roman Jakobson, Russian-American linguist and Slavic scholar (Fundamentals of Language), dies at 85