On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • FCC approves AM stereo radio, KTSA San Antonio goes stereo
  • International Whaling Commission votes for total ban on commercial whaling (starting 1985)

Famous Birthdays

  • Gerald Wallace, American basketball player
  • Schottzie Schott, dog mascot of Cincinnati Reds

Famous Deaths

  • Betty Parsons, American artist and art dealer, dies at 82
  • Vic Morrow, American actor (Cimmaron), killed by helicopter crash during the filming of "Twilight Zone: The Movie" at 53