On This Day

What Happened on April 20, 1983

Historical Events

Historic Event

President Reagan signs a $165B bail out for Social Security

  • Soyuz T-8 launched; mission aborted when capsule fails to dock (lands 2 days later)

Famous Birthdays

  • Miranda Kerr, Australian supermodel, born in Sydney, Australia
  • Tan France, English fashion designer and TV personality (Queer Eye), born in Doncaster, England
  • Terrence J, American actor and television host (106 & Park), born in Queens, New York
1983 Highlights

About April 20, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 7 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus