On This Day

What Happened on April 30, 1983

Famous Birthdays

  • Tatjana Hüfner, German luger
  • Troy Williamson, American football player
  • Yamini, Tamil Singer

Famous Deaths

George Balanchine

George Balanchine, Russian-American ballet composer and choreographer who founded the New York City Ballet, dies from Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease at 79

Ballet Choreographer George Balanchine
Ballet Choreographer
George Balanchine
  • Jerry Hatsuo Fujikawa, actor (Uncle Matsu-Mr T & Tina), dies at 71
  • Joel H. Hildebrand, American chemist and educator (research led to new treatments for divers with the 'bends' through the use of helium and oxygen breathing mixtures), dies at 101

Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters [McKinley Morganfield], American blues singer and guitarist ("Mannish Boy"; "Got My Mojo Working"), dies at 70

Blues Musician Muddy Waters
Blues Musician
Muddy Waters

1983 Highlights

About April 30, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 5 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus