On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1982

Historical Events

  • Canada's Anik D1 Comsat launched by US Delta rocket

Film & TV History

Indian film star Amitabh Bachchan is seriously injured filming a fight scene for the movie "Coolie"

  • Karen Dianne Baldwin, 18, of Canada, crowned 31st Miss Universe

Famous Birthdays

  • Chez Starbuck, American actor (The Thirteenth Year), born in Lakewood, Colorado

Famous Deaths

  • Betty Walker, actress (Steve Lawrence Show), dies at 54
1982 Highlights

About July 26, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 6 months
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo