What Happened on January 15, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Dutch political party DS'70 disbands
  • Hartford Whalers smallest crowd 4,812 (beat Devils) during blizzard
  • Javed Miandad & Mudassar Nazar make 451 stand v India
  • Thom Syles keeps a life saver intact in his mouth for over 7 hours

Famous Birthdays

  • Hugo Viana, Portuguese footballer
  • Jermaine Pennant, English footballer

Famous Deaths

Person of interestMeyer Lansky

Meyer Lansky, reputed mobster, dies in Miami Beach Fla at 80

Mobster Meyer Lansky
Meyer Lansky
  • Shepperd Strudwick, actor (Psychomania), dies of cancer at 75