What Happened on July 5, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • France invades Algeria
  • NJ Devils purchase AHL Maine Mariners as their farm team
  • Woman gives birth to baby 84 days after brain death (Roanoke, VA)

Famous Birthdays

  • Zheng Jie, Chinese tennis player

Famous Deaths

  • Arie Querido, psychiatrist (social psychiatry), dies
  • Harry James, swing-era bandleader/trumpet player, dies at 67
  • Vaclav Trojan, composer, dies at 76