On This Day

What Happened on April 2, 1983

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

New York Islanders right wing Mike Bossy scores in a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins to become the first player in NHL history to score 60 goals in 3 consecutive seasons

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy

Famous Birthdays

  • Felix Borja, Ecuadorian soccer forward (22 caps; El Nacional), born in San Lorenzo, Ecuador
  • Yung Joc, American rapper (It's Goin' Down), born in Atlanta, Georgia
1983 Highlights

About April 2, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 7 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries