On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1982

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • English athlete David Moorcroft beats Kenyan Henry Rono's 5000m world record by nearly 5 seconds, 13:00.41 in Oslo, Norway

Famous Birthdays

  • Cassidy (Barry Adrian Reese), American rapper, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • George Owu, Ghanaian footballer, born in Accra, Ghana
  • Mike Glita, American bassist (Senses Fail), born in Livingston, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Elisa Hendrik "Beb" Bakhuys, Dutch football player and writer, dies at 76
  • Fred Stuthman, actor (Henry Adler-Hello Larry), dies at 63