On This Day

What Happened on July 2, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • In South Africa, the Internal Security Act is passed, giving massive powers to the authorities to investigate any organization or publication
  • Larry Walters using lawn chair & 42 helium balloons, rose to 16,000'
  • Soyuz T-6 returns to Earth

Famous Deaths

  • Poul Rovsing Olsen, Danish composer, dies at 59