On This Day

What Happened on July 18, 1982

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

Actress and Model Priyanka Chopra
Actress and Model
Priyanka Chopra
  • Ryan Cabrera, American singer-songwriter (Take It All Away), born in Dallas, Texas

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
1982 Highlights

About July 18, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 4 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer