On This Day

What Happened on July 23, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Gimli Glider: Air Canada Flight 143 runs out of fuel and makes a deadstick landing at Gimli, Manitoba.

Famous Birthdays

  • Aaron Peirsol, American swimmer
  • Andrew Eiden, American actor
  • Bec Hewitt, Australian actress

Famous Deaths

  • Georges Auric, French composer (one of Les Six), dies at 84