On This Day

What Happened on April 3, 1983

Historical Events

  • 2nd NCAA Women's Basketball Championship: USC beats Louisiana Tech, 69-67; Trojans' forward Cheryl Miller tournament MOP

Golf Major

Nabisco Dinah Shore Women's Golf, Mission Hills CC: In strong winds, Amy Alcott wins by 2 strokes ahead of Kathy Whitworth and Beth Daniel; first year tournament regarded as a major title

Famous Birthdays

  • Errol Barnett, English-born American reporter (CBS News), born in Milton Keynes, England

Famous Deaths

  • Danny Rapp, American musician (Danny & The Juniors - "At The Hop"), takes his own life at 41
1983 Highlights

About April 3, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 7 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Aries