On This Day

What Happened on July 30, 1982

Historical Events

  • Atlanta Braves remove Chief Noc-A-Homa to make room for more seats
  • USSR performs underground nuclear Test

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Anderson, English cricket fast bowler (most wickets for England in both Test and ODI cricket), born in Burnley, Lancashire
  • Yvonne Strahovski, Australian actress (Chuck, The Handmaid's Tale), born in Sydney, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Frank Nicholson, South African cricket wicket-keeper (1935-36), dies
  • Roberta Pedon, American glamour model, dies at 28
1982 Highlights

About July 30, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 4 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Leo