On This Day

What Happened on May 2, 1983

Historical Events

  • 6.7 earthquake injures 487 in Coalinga, California

Famous Birthdays

  • Christa Rigozzi, Swiss model (Miss Switzerland 2006), born in Monte Carasso, Ticino, Switzerland
  • Mon Laferte [Norma Monserrat Bustamante Laferte], Chilean singer-songwriter, born in Viña del Mar, Chile

Famous Deaths

  • Marius F Duintjer, architect, dies
  • Norm Van Brocklin, American Pro Football Hall of Fame quarterback (NFL MVP 1960; First-team All-Pro 1960; 9 × Pro Bowl; LA Rams, Philadelphia Eagles) and coach (Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons), dies from a heart attack at 57
1983 Highlights

About May 2, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: May Day (Ireland, United Kingdom)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus

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