On This Day

What Happened on May 3, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • NHL Clarence Campbell Conference Final: Edmonton Oilers beat Chicago Black Hawks, 4 games to 0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Soviet leader Yuri Andropov decreases nuclear weapons in Europe

Soviet General Secretary Yuri Andropov
Soviet General Secretary
Yuri Andropov
  • US bishops condemn nuclear weapons

Famous Birthdays

  • Joseph Addai, American football player, born in Houston, Texas
  • Márton Fülöp, Hungarian footballer and goalkeeper, born in Budapest (d. 2015)
  • Myriam Fares, Lebanese singer, the only Arab female artists who performs choreographed dance routines while singing, born in Kfar Chellal, Lebanon
  • Romeo Castelen, Dutch footballer, born in Paramaribo, Suriname

Famous Deaths

  • Armando José Fernandes, Portuguese neoclassical composer, dies at 76
  • Vaughn Taylor, act (Jailhouse Rock), dies of cerebal hemmorrhage at 72