On This Day

What Happened on January 20, 1983

Historical Events

Murder of Interest

American gangster Roy DeMeo is found murdered in his car trunk after disappearing a few days earlier

Famous Birthdays

  • Geovany Soto, Puerto Rican baseball player, born in San Juan, Puerto Rico
  • Mari Yaguchi, Japanese singer (Morning Musume), born in Yokohama, Japan
  • Paula Taylor, Thai actress & model, born in Bangkok, Thailand

Famous Deaths

  • Garrincha, Brazilian footballer, dies at 49
1983 Highlights

About January 20, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 10 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius