On This Day

What Happened on May 15, 1983

Historical Events

  • Madison Hotel (Boston) destroyed by implosion

Famous Birthdays

  • Devin Bronson, American guitarist (Avril Lavigne)

Famous Deaths

  • James Van Der Zee, African-American photographer, dies at 96
1983 Highlights

About May 15, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 5 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus