On This Day

What Happened on August 14, 1983

Historical Events

  • Robert de Castella wins Helsinki marathon (2:10:03)

Famous Birthdays

  • Elena Baltacha, Ukrainian-British tennis player, born in Kyiv, Ukraine (d. 2014)
  • Leo Núñez, Dominican baseball player, born in Bonao, Dominican Republic
  • Mila Kunis, Ukrainian-American actress (Friends with Benefits), born in Chernivtsi, Ukraine

Famous Deaths

  • Alceu Amoroso Lima, Brazilian essayist, activist and founder of the Brazilian Christian Democracy, dies at 89
1983 Highlights

About August 14, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 3 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo