On This Day

What Happened on December 9, 1983

Historical Events

  • Counselor to Ronald Regan, Edwin Meese says people go to soup kitchens "...because food is free & that's easier than paying for it"
  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Dariusz Dudka, Polish footballer, born in Kostrzyn, Poland
  • Jermaine Beckford, English footballer, born in London, England

Famous Weddings


LoveWedding of Interest

Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany Willy Brandt weds Brigitte Seebacher

Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt

Famous Deaths

  • David Rounds, American actor (Terence-Beacon Hill, Alice, The Blue and The Grey), dies of cancer at 53
1983 Highlights

About December 9, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 36 years, 10 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius