What Happened on August 28, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Mame" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • Greg Luzinski is 1st player to put 3 HRs onto roof at Comiskey Park

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Israeli PM Menachem Begin announces his resignation

Israeli Prime Minister Menachem Begin
Israeli Prime Minister
Menachem Begin
  • Joseph Kreckman sets record of 2,215 clay pigeons shot in an hour

Famous Birthdays

  • Alfonso Herrera, Actor, and singer in the Latin pop group RBD
  • Lasith Malinga, Sri Lankan cricketer

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Clayton, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66