On This Day

What Happened on July 14, 1983

Historical Events

  • Mario Bros. is first released by Nintendo in Japan as an arcade game about an Italian-American plumber
  • US politicians Dan Crane (Rep-R-Il) and Gerry Studds (Rep-D-Mas) admit to sex with pages

Famous Deaths

  • Arnout Colnot, Dutch painter and graphic artist, dies at 96
  • Jack MacBryan, English cricketer (Test for England 1924), dies at 90
1983 Highlights

About July 14, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 3 months and 9 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer