On This Day

What Happened on August 15, 1983

Historical Events

  • Ramones guitarist Joey Ramone beaten in fight, and undergoes brain surgery

Famous Deaths

  • Anthony Costello, actor (Blue), dies at 42
  • Benjamin V Cohen, American author of New Deal legislation, dies at 88
1983 Highlights

About August 15, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 3 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo