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

Sport awardGolf Tournament

Pat Bradley wins Columbia Savings Golf Classic

LPGA Golfer Pat Bradley
LPGA Golfer
Pat Bradley

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