On This Day

What Happened on March 16, 1983

Historical Events

  • Smallest crowd at Cleveland Coliseum (Cavs vs Nets-1,814)

Famous Birthdays

  • Brandon League, American baseball player

Famous Divorces


Broken heartDivorce of Interest

Producer Dick Wolf (36) divorces Susan Scranton after more than 13 years of marriage

Crime Drama TV Producer Dick Wolf
Crime Drama TV Producer
Dick Wolf

Famous Deaths


Person of interestArthur Godfrey

Arthur Godfrey, American radio and TV host (Arthur Godfrey's Talent Scout), dies at 79

Radio and TV Host Arthur Godfrey
Radio and TV Host
Arthur Godfrey
  • Fred Rose, Canadian politician (b. 1907)
1983 Highlights

About March 16, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 4 months and 15 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces