On This Day

What Happened on March 17, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

70th hat trick in Islander history-Mike Bossy

Ice Hockey Great Mike Bossy
Ice Hockey Great
Mike Bossy

Famous Birthdays

  • Martin Shkreli, American businessman (Pharma), former hedge fund manager, and convicted felon born in Brooklyn, New York

Famous Deaths

  • Haldan Keffer Hartline, American physiologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1903)
  • Ray Barr, American pianist (Vincent Lopez Show), dies at 70