On This Day

What Happened on August 28, 1983

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 Prime Minister 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, Mexican actor, and singer in the Latin pop group RBD, born in Mexico City, Mexico
  • Lasith Malinga, Sri Lankan cricket fast bowler (4 wickets in 4 balls x 2; 4 x ODI, T20 hat tricks; 30 Tests), born in Galle, Sri Lanka

Famous Deaths

  • Jan Clayton, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66
1983 Highlights

About August 28, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 10 months and 28 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo