On This Day

What Happened on July 15, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events

  • 8 killed, 54 wounded, by Armenian extremists bomb at Orly, France
  • Linda Ronstadt debuts as Mabel in "Pirates of Penzance"

Famous Birthdays

  • Nelson Merlo, Brazilian racing driver

Famous Deaths

  • Eddie Foy Jr [Edwin Fitzgerald Jr], American actor (The Pajama Game, Fair Exchange), dies of cancer at 78