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

  • Arthur Godfrey, TV host (Arthur Godrey Show), dies at 79
  • Fred Rose, Canadian politician (b. 1907)
1983 Highlights

About March 16, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 4 months and 18 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces