On This Day

What Happened on March 12, 1983

Historical Events

  • 4th Big East Men's Basketball Tournament: St. John's beats Boston College, 85-77
  • Don Ritchie runs world record 50 mile (4:51:49)

Famous Deaths

  • Ki Aldrich, American College Football Hall of Fame linebacker (TCU; Pro Bowl 1939, 42; Chicago Cardinals, Washington Redskins), dies at 66
  • Yevsei Liberman, Ukraine Soviet economist (Plan, profit, bonus), dies at 85
1983 Highlights

About March 12, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 8 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces