On This Day

What Happened on January 26, 1983

Historical Events

  • Dutch British infrared satellite IRAS launched from California

Famous Deaths

  • Paul "Bear" Bryant, American college football coach (Alabama), dies at 69
1983 Highlights

About January 26, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 10 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Australia Day (Australia), Republic Day (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius