On This Day

What Happened on July 21, 1983

Historical Events

  • Polish government ends 19 months of martial law

Music concertMusic Concert

Storm cuts short Diana Ross' free concert in NY's Central Park

Singer and Actress Diana Ross
Singer and Actress
Diana Ross
  • US announces Lebanon freed American hostage David Dodge
  • World's lowest-ever natural temperature recorded −89.2 °C (−128.6 °F; 184.0 K) at Soviet Vostok Station, Antarctica

Famous Birthdays

  • Eivør [Pálsdóttir], Faroese singer-songwriter, born in Syðrugøta, Faroe Islands
  • Kellen Winslow II, American football player, convicted of rape, born in San Diego, California
1983 Highlights

About July 21, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 4 months and 3 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer