On This Day

What Happened on April 15, 1983

Historical Events

  • Tokyo Disneyland opens

Famous Birthdays

  • Alice Braga, Brazilian actress
  • Dudu Cearense, Brazilian footballer
  • Ilya Kovalchuk, Russian ice hockey player
  • Margo Price, American country singer-songwriter ("That's How Rumors Get Started"), born in Aledo, Illinois

Famous Deaths

  • Corrie ten Boom, Dutch author (The Hiding Place) & Holocaust survivor, dies at 91
  • Gyula Illy√©s, Hungarian author & poet (Az Ismertlen Illyes), dies at 80
  • Rodolfo Hoyos, Mexican actor (Luis-Viva Valdez), dies at 68
1983 Highlights

About April 15, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 6 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries