On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1983

Historical Events

  • House Foreign Affairs Com endorses nuclear weapons freeze with USSR
  • IBM releases PC DOS version 2.0

Historic Event

President Reagan 1st known use of term "Evil Empire" (about the USSR) in speech in Florida

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Worrell, American baseball player.

Famous Deaths

  • William T Walton, English composer (Belhazzar's feast), dies at 80
1983 Highlights

About March 8, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 8 months and 22 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces