On This Day

What Happened on January 22, 1983

Historical Events

  • 2nd flight readiness firing of Challenger's main engines; 22 seconds
  • Houston is 1st NBA team to be held scoreless in an overtime Portland Trail Blazers out score them 17-0 & win 113-96
  • NFC Championship, RFK Stadium, Washington, D.C.: Washington Redskins beat Dallas Cowboys, 31-17

Famous Birthdays

  • Robert Steinhäuser, German perpetrator of the Erfurt massacre (d. 2002)
  • Shaun Cody, American football player, born in Whittier, California
1983 Highlights

About January 22, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 10 months and 2 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius