What Happened on July 4, 1982

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 4th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 4 lands at Edwards AFB

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Canadian Open Golf (Peter Jackson Classic), St George's CC: Sandra Haynie wins by 1 shot from Beth Daniel

LPGA Golfer Beth Daniel
LPGA Golfer
Beth Daniel
  • Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado elected president of Mexico
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Sport awardTennis Open

Wimbledon Men's Tennis: In an all-American classic, Jimmy Connors beats John McEnroe 3-6, 6-3, 6-7, 7-6, 6-4 for his second and final Wimbledon title

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

Ex Black Sabbath lead singer Ozzy Osbourne (33) weds TV host Sharon Arden (29) in Maui, Hawaii

Rock Vocalist Ozzy Osbourne
Rock Vocalist
Ozzy Osbourne
Music Manager and TV Personality Sharon Osbourne
Music Manager and TV Personality
Sharon Osbourne

Famous Deaths

  • Sylvestre A Guzman Fernandez, pres Dominican Rep, commits suicide
  • Terry Higgins, early British AIDS death (b. 1945)