On This Day

What Happened on May 29, 1983

Historical Events

  • Indianapolis 500: Tom Sneva wins in 3:05:03.092 (260.902 km/h)
  • Yuri Dumchev of USSR throws discus a record 71.86 m

Famous Birthdays

  • Rama Claproth, Indonesian blues guitarist
  • Richard Jackson, Redlands California, actor (Ryan Meyers-Saved by the Bell)

Famous Deaths

  • Arvīds Pelše, Soviet Latvian statesman (b. 1899)
1983 Highlights

About May 29, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 4 months and 23 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini