On This Day

What Happened on August 19, 1983

Historical Events

  • Dodgers trade Dave Stewart & Ricky Wright to Texas for Rick Honeycut
  • LSU footballer Billy Cannon sentenced to 5 yrs for counterfeiting

Famous Birthdays

  • John McCargo, American football player
  • Mike Conway, British racing driver
  • Tammin Sursok, Australian actress & singer, born in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • [Melissa] Missy Higgins, Australian singer-songwriter (Scar; The Sound Of White), born in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Famous Deaths

  • Aleksandar Ranković, Yugoslavic partisan and 1st Vice President of Yugoslavia (1963-66), dies at 73
1983 Highlights

About August 19, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 3 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Leo