On This Day

What Happened on December 4, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • "Amen Corner" closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 83 performances
  • "Baby" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 241 performances
  • David Shire & R Maltby Jr's musical "Baby" premieres in NYC
  • NJ Devils 1st shut-out, beating Minnesota Detroit Red Wings 6-0
  • US jet fighters strike Syrian anti-aircraft positions in Lebanon

Famous Birthdays

  • Jimmy Bartel, Australian rules footballer (Geelong Football Club), born in Geelong, Victoria, Australia
  • Lionel Pickens "Chinx", American rapper (Coke Boys), born in Queens, New York (d. 2015)

Famous Deaths

  • Estelle Omens, actress (Effect of Gamma Rays), dies at 55