On This Day

What Happened on July 7, 1983

Historical Events

  • 11 year old Samantha Smith of Manchester, Maine, leaves for USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • D. Woods, American singer (Danity Kane), born in Anaheim, California
  • Justin Davies, Australian rules footballer

Famous Deaths

  • Herman Kahn, US futurist/nuclear strategist, dies at 71
  • Vicki Morgan, American mistress (Beautiful Bad Girl), murdered at 30
1983 Highlights

About July 7, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer