What Happened on October 16, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Zorba" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 362 performances
  • 25th Ryder Cup: US, 14½-13½ at PGA National Golf Club (Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, US)
  • Balt Orioles beat Philadelphia Phillies, 4 games to 3 in 80th World Series

Famous Deaths

  • George Liberace, violinist (Liberace Show), dies at 72
  • Kelso, American racehorse (b. 1957)