On This Day

What Happened on July 9, 1982

Historical Events

  • Botham scores 208 in 225 balls, England v India at The Oval
  • Michael Fagan breaks into Buckingham Palace and enters the Queen's bedroom in Buckingham Palace, London
  • Pan Am Boeing 727 crashes in Kenner La, killing 153

Famous Birthdays

  • Alecko Eskandarian, Armenian-American footballer
  • Ashly DelGrosso, American ballroom dancer
  • Maggie Ma, Canadian actress
  • Sakon Yamamoto, Japanese race-car driver

Famous Deaths

  • Joseph "Wingy" Manone American jazz trumpeter, composer, singer, and bandleader ("Tar Paper Stomp"; "Downright Disgusted Blues"), dies at 82
1982 Highlights

About July 9, 1982

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 4 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer