On This Day

What Happened on July 4, 1983

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

MLB Pitcher and Coach Dave Righetti
MLB Pitcher and Coach
Dave Righetti

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Mrotek, American musician (The Academy Is...), born in Milwaukee
  • 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? 37 years, 4 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer