What Happened on September 11, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events


Sport awardTennis Open

103rd Men's U.S. Open: Jimmy Connors beats Ivan Lendl (6-3, 6-7, 7-5, 6-0)

Tennis Legend Jimmy Connors
Tennis Legend
Jimmy Connors
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion Ivan Lendl
Tennis Player and Eight-Time Major Champion
Ivan Lendl
  • Franco Harris becomes 3rd NFL to rush 11,000 yards
  • Joanne Carner wins LPGA Portland Ping Golf Championship
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Ike Diogu, American basketball player
  • Jacoby Ellsbury, American baseball player

Famous Weddings

  • Fashion designer Donna Karen marries Stephan Weiss