On This Day

What Happened on July 22, 1983

Historical Events

  • Dick Smith makes 1st solo helicopter flight around the world
  • MLB California Angels outfielder Brian Downing's error ends his record streak at 244 games
  • Polish Prime Minister Wojciech Jaruzelski lifts martial law after 19 months

Famous Birthdays

  • Arsenium [Arsenie Todiraș], Moldovan pop singer (O-Zone) Chișinău
  • Sharni Vinson, Australian actress and model
  • Steven Jackson, American football player
1983 Highlights

About July 22, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer