What Happened on October 5, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

Lech Wałęsa wins Nobel Peace Prize

Polish Politician and Labor Activist Lech Wałęsa
Polish Politician and Labor Activist
Lech Wałęsa

Famous Birthdays

  • Jesse Eisenberg, American actor, author and playwright (The Social Network), born in Queens, New York
  • Mashrafe Mortaza, Bangladeshi cricketer

Famous Deaths

  • Earl Tupper, American-born Costa Rican inventor and businessman (Tupperware), dies of a heart attack at 76