On This Day

What Happened on May 23, 1983

Historical Events

  • Radio Moscow announcer Vladimir Danchev praises Afghanistan Muslims standing up to Russia; he is removed from the air

Famous Birthdays

  • Alex Shelley, American professional wrestler
  • Cristiano Bilanzola, Canadian musician and filmmaker
  • Heidi Range, English singer (Sugababes)

Famous Deaths

  • Albert Claude, Belgian biologist and physician (Nobel 1974), dies at 84
1983 Highlights

About May 23, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 1 day
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini