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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yogi Berra named Yankee manager for 2nd time

MLB Catcher and Manager Yogi Berra
MLB Catcher and Manager
Yogi Berra

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? 36 years, 11 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius