On This Day

What Happened on July 19, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 1st annual Cracker Jack Oldtimers Classic 75-year-old Luke Appling hits a 250-foot HR off Warren Spahn, AL beats NL 7-2
  • 1st Old Timer's All star classic - AL wins 7-2 in Washington, D.C.
  • Bolivian government resigns
  • David S Dodge becomes 1st American hostage in Lebanon

Famous Birthdays

  • Jared Padalecki, American actor (Supernatural), born in San Antonio, Texas
  • Jess Vanstrattan, Australian footballer
  • Stuart Parnaby, English footballer

Famous Deaths

  • John Harvey, stage and film actor (b. 1911)