On This Day

What Happened on June 21, 1983

Historical Events

  • Stephanie Kay Ashmore, of Alabama, 18, crowned America's Junior Miss

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tennis ace Arthur Ashe undergoes double bypass heart surgery

Tennis Player Arthur Ashe
Tennis Player
Arthur Ashe

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestEdward Snowden

Edward Snowden, American NSA contractor who leaked classified information, born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

NSA Contractor Edward Snowden
NSA Contractor
Edward Snowden

Famous Deaths

  • Anton van de Velde, Flemish writer and director (Tijl), dies at 87
1983 Highlights

About June 21, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 1 month and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Cancer