On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1983

Historical Events

Sports History

NY Yankee pitcher Dave Righetti no-hits the Boston Red Sox, 4-0 at Yankee Stadium

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Mrotek, American musician (The Academy Is...), born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Ben Jorgensen, American musician, born in Teaneck, New Jersey
  • Isabeli Fontana, Brazilian model, born in Curitiba, Brazil

Famous Deaths

  • Claus Adam, American composer and cellist (Juilliard Quartet), dies at 65
1983 Highlights

About July 4, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 4 months and 30 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Independence Day (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer