On This Day

What Happened on January 21, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Anthony E Hecht
  • First supertitles for a live opera performance: "Elektra" at Canadian Opera Company, English titles by Sonya Friedman

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Reagan certifies El Salvador human-rights abuses have decreased making country eligible for US military aid

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Birthdays

  • Maryse Ouellet, French-Canadian model and professional wrestler
  • Moritz Volz, German footballer
  • Peter Philipakos, Greek-American soccer player