On This Day

What Happened on April 7, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Oldest human skeleton, aged 80,000 years, discovered in Egypt
  • STS-6 specialist Story Musgrave & Don Peterson 1st STS spacewalk
  • WIBC Championship Tournament in Las Vegas, attracts 75,480 women bowlers for 83-day event

Famous Deaths

  • Gavin Gordon, television actor (Romance, Lone Cowboy), dies at 82