On This Day

What Happened on July 26, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • Challenger moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating for STS-8
  • Jarmila Kratochvilova of Czech sets 800m woman's record (1:53.28)
  • Light flashes seen on Jupiter moon Io
  • US threatens action to preserve navigation in Persian Gulf

Famous Birthdays

  • Delonte West, American basketball player, born in Washington D.C.
  • Roderick Strong, American professional wrestler, born in Eau Claire, Wisconsin