What Happened on April 4, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 45th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship: NC State beats Houston 54-52
  • 6th space shuttle mission, Challenger 1 launched

Famous Birthdays

  • Angelle Tymon, American journalist and TV game show host
  • Ben Gordon, American professional basketball player
  • Doug Lynch, Canadian ice hockey player
  • Fabian Geiser, Swiss footballer

Famous Deaths

Person of interestPerson of Interest

Gloria Swanson, actress (Airport 1975), dies of a heart ailment at 84

  • Jacqueline Logan, silent film leading lady, dies at 78