What Happened on November 19, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


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Edmonton Oilers beat NJ Devils, 13-4, Wayne Gretzky calls the Devils "a Mickey Mouse organization"

Ice Hockey Great Wayne Gretzky
Ice Hockey Great
Wayne Gretzky

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Jari Kurri becomes the first (and only) Finnish player to score five goals in a game

NHL Star Jari Kurri
NHL Star
Jari Kurri

Famous Birthdays

  • Chandra Crawford, Canadian cross-country skier
  • Daria Werbowy, Ukranian-Canadian Supermodel

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Coffield, Ill, actor (Kevin-W E B), dies at 37
  • Reinout W van Bemmelen, Dutch geologist, dies at 79
  • Tom Evans, English bass guitarist (Badfinger) (b. 1947)