On This Day

What Happened on July 5, 1982

Historical Events

  • Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Ellington AFB, Texas

Famous Birthdays

  • Alberto Gilardino, Italian footballer and coach (Rezzato), born in Biella, Italy
  • Philippe Gilbert, Belgian road racing cyclist, born in Verviers, Wallonia, Belgium
1982 Highlights

About July 5, 1982

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 6 months and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer