On This Day

What Happened on January 15, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Dutch political party DS'70 disbands
  • 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, born in Barcelos, Portugal
  • Jermaine Pennant, English footballer, born in Nottingham, United Kingdom

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