On This Day

What Happened on April 19, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • France performs nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Alberto Callaspo, Venezuelan baseball player (Kansas City Royals), born in Maracay, Venezuela
  • Curtis Thigpen, American baseball player, born in Dallas, Texas
  • Joe Mauer, American baseball player (Minnesota Twins), born in St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Zach Duke, American baseball player (Cincinnati Reds), born in Clifton, Texas

Famous Deaths

  • Jerzy Andrzejewski, Polish writer (Ashes and Diamonds), dies at 73
  • Lorene Scott, actress (Faraway Hill), dies at 74