On This Day

What Happened on March 13, 1983

Historical Events

  • 1st USFL overtime game-Birmingham Stallions beat Oakld Invaders 20-14
  • 24th SEC Men's Basketball Tournament: Georgia beats Alabama, 86-71
  • 30th ACC Men's Basketball Tournament: NC State beats Virginia, 81-78
  • Peter Stone's musical "Woman of the Year" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 770 performances

Famous Birthdays

  • Kaitlin Sandeno, American swimmer (Olympic 2004 Gold), born in Mission Viejo, California

Famous Deaths

  • Louison Bobet, French cyclist (Tour de France 1953-55), dies of cancer at 58
  • Paul Citroen, Dutch sculptor, dies at 86
1983 Highlights

About March 13, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 7 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces