What Happened on September 7, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Drury Gallagher sets fastest swim around Manhattan (6h41m35s)

Famous Birthdays

  • Annette Dytrt, German skater figure
  • Mehmet Topuz, Turkisher footballer
  • Philip Deignan, Irish cyclist
  • Pops Mensah-Bonsu, British basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Münch, Swiss conductor and composer, dies at 90
  • Henry Promnitz, cricketer (5-58 on debut for South Africa 1927-28), dies