On This Day

What Happened on August 1, 1983

Historical Events

  • Despite brave 112no by David Gower, New Zealand wins 2nd Test at Headingley by 5 wickets, first ever NZ Test cricket victory in England

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Arne, actor (Straw Dogs), bludgeoned to death in London at 62
1983 Highlights

About August 1, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo