Historical Events for July 1982

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Events 1 - 77 of 77

1st - 2,100 Unification church couples wed in NYC
1st - ABC national music radio network scheduled premiere (never happened)
1st - Challenger moves overland to Dryden
1st - General Reynaldo Bignone sworn in as president of Argentina
1st - Kosmos 1383, 1st search & rescue satellite, launched
1st - PEC Swells '82 soccer team forms in Swells
2nd - Larry Walters using lawn chair & 42 helium balloons, rose to 16,000'
2nd - Soyuz T-6 returns to Earth
2nd - In South Africa, the Internal Security Act is passed, giving massive powers to the authorities to investigate any organization or publication
3rd - 89th Wimbledon Women's Tennis: M Navratilova beats C Evert (61 36 62)
3rd - Riot at building Stopera Amsterdam (damages Ÿ1 million)
4th - 10th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Sandra Haynie
4th - 4th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 4 lands at Edwards AFB
Tennis Legend Jimmy ConnorsTennis Legend Jimmy Connors 4th - 96th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: Jimmy Connors beats John McEnroe (3-6 6-3 6-7 7-6 6-4)
4th - Miguel de la Madrid Hurtado elected president of Mexico
4th - USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR
4th - Yankees bat out of order against Indians in 1st inning
5th - Challenger flies to Kennedy Space Center via Ellington AFB, Texas
5th - ICC Trophy record p/ship, 257 Schoonheim/Liffman, Hol v Malay
7th - David Moorcroft of UK sets record for 5000 m, 13:00.41
7th - Steve Scott of US runs mile in a record 3:47.69
8th - "7 Brides for 7 Brothers" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 5 perfs
8th - Billy Martin records his 1,000th career win as a manager
8th - Porn star John Homes convicted of receiving stolen property
8th - Senegalese Trotskyist political party LCT is legally recognized.
9th - Botham scores 208 in 225 balls, England v India at The Oval
9th - Pan Am Boeing 727 crashes in Kenner La, killing 153
10th - Miguel Vasquez makes 1st public quadruple somersault on trapeze
10th - Rangers Larry Parrish hits his 3rd grand slam of the week
Inventor Samuel MorseInventor Samuel Morse 10th - Samuel Morse's "Gallery of the Louvre" sells for $3,250,000
10th - Zimbabwe beats Bermuda by 5 wickets to win ICC Trophy
11th - "7 Brides for 7 Brothers" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 5 perfs
11th - 3rd US Seniors Golf Open: Miller Barber
11th - Hollis Stacy wins West Virginia LPGA Golf Classic
11th - Italy beats West Germany 3-1 for soccer's 12th World Cup in Madrid
12th - Britain announces it is returning 593 Argentine POWs
12th - FEMA promises survivors of a nuclear war will get their mail
13th - 53rd All Star Baseball Game: NL wins 4-1 at Olympic Stadium, Montreal
13th - All star MVP: Dave Conception (Cin Reds)
13th - Train crash at Aalter Belgium, 5 killed
13th - Iran launches first attack into Iraq
15th - Body of Wendy Caulfield, 1st Green River victim, found near Seattle
15th - Columbia flies to Kennedy Space Center via Dyess AFB, Texas
15th - Senate confirms George Shultz as 60th sec of state by vote of 97-0
16th - George P. Shultz sworn in as US Secretary of State
16th - NASA launches Landsat 4 to thematic map the Earth
16th - Sun Myung Moon sentenced to 18 months for tax fraud
18th - "Blues in the Night" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 53 perfs
Golfer Tom WatsonGolfer Tom Watson 18th - 111th British Golf Open: Tom Watson shoots a 284 at Royal Troon
18th - Sally Little wins LPGA Mayflower Golf Classic
19th - 1st Old Timer's All star classic - AL wins 7-2 in Wash DC
19th - Bolivian government resigns
19th - David S Dodge becomes 1st American hostage in Lebanon
19th - 1st annual Cracker Jack Oldtimers Classic 75-year-old Luke Appling hits a 250-foot HR off Warren Spahn, AL beats NL 7-2
20th - T Macauly & D Vosburghs musical "Windy City," premieres in London
20th - Hyde Park and Regent's Park bombings: 11 British soldiers and 7 military horses killed in Provisional Irish Republican Army bomb attacks during military ceremonies in London
21st - France performs nuclear Test at Muruora Island
22nd - Academic Text Processing Service forms in Seattle
23rd - FCC approves AM stereo radio, KTSA San Antonio goes stereo
23rd - Intl Whaling Comn votes for total ban on coml whaling (starting 1985)
24th - "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" closes at E O'Neill NYC after 63 perfs
24th - KHJ (LA) & KFRC (SF) become 2nd & 3rd stereo AM stations
24th - Heavy rain causes a mudslide that destroys a bridge at Nagasaki, Japan, killing 299.
25th - 20th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Germany in Santa Clara USA (3-0)
25th - 37th US Women's Open Golf Championship won by Janet Anderson
25th - France performs nuclear Test
26th - Canada's Anik D1 Comsat launched by US Delta rocket
26th - Karen Dianne Baldwin, 18, of Canada, crowned 31st Miss Universe
MLB Outfielder Rickey HendersonMLB Outfielder Rickey Henderson 27th - California catches A's Rickey Henderson stealing 3 times
27th - Indian PM Indira Gandhi 1st visit to US in almost 11 years
27th - Menken & Ashman's musical "Little Shop of Horrors" premieres in NYC
30th - Atlanta Braves remove Chief Noc-A-Homa to make room for more seats
30th - USSR performs underground nuclear Test
31st - 46 kids & 7 adults die as 2 buses & several cars collide in France
31st - Car/bus collision near Beaune, France, 53 die
31st - Finland, Italy, Germany, Austria & France form American European Football Federation (AEFF)
31st - USSR performs nuclear Test

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