On This Day

What Happened on December 16, 1983

Historical Events

  • Riverside, California; judge denies cerebral palsy victim Elizabeth Bouviato request to starve herself to death in a county hospital
  • Spokesperson for The Who announces the group is disbanding

Sports History

Yogi Berra named New York Yankees manager for 2nd time

Famous Birthdays

  • Danielle Lloyd, English model
  • Kelenna Azubuike, English basketball player

Famous Deaths

  • Kusan Sunim, found Milae Sa temple/Bulsung Sa Zen in Korea, dies at 74
1983 Highlights

About December 16, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 11 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius