On This Day

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 awardBritish Golf Open

British Open Men's Golf, Royal Troon: American Tom Watson wins his 4th Open Championship, 1 stroke clear of Peter Oosterhuis and Nick Price

Golfer Tom Watson
Tom Watson
Golfer Nick Price
Nick Price

Famous Birthdays

  • Panagiotis Lagos, Greek footballer

Person of interestPriyanka Chopra

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