What Happened on January 27, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • World's longest underwater tunnel (53.90 km) opens, Honshu-Hokkaid

Famous Birthdays

  • Carlo Colaiacovo, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Gavin Floyd, American baseball player
  • Mike Zagurski, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Louis De Funes, French actor and writer (The Mad Adventures of Rabbi Jacobs), dies at 68
  • Paul "Bear" Bryant, US football coach (Alabama), dies at 69
  • Robert Christian, actor (Bustin' Loose), dies of cancer at 42