On This Day

What Happened on April 27, 1983

Historical Events


Sports record brokenBaseball Record

Nolan Ryan becomes strikeout king (3,509), passing Walter Johnson

MLB Pitching Legend Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitching Legend
Nolan Ryan
MLB Pitcher Walter Johnson
MLB Pitcher
Walter Johnson

Famous Birthdays

  • Ari Graynor, American actress (The Sopranos), born in Boston, Massachusetts
1983 Highlights

About April 27, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 8 months and 26 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus