On This Day

What Happened on May 31, 1983

Historical Events

  • 37th NBA Championship: Philadelphia 76ers sweep LA Lakers in 4 games

Famous Birthdays

  • David Hernandez, American pop singer (American Idol), born in Phoenix, Arizona
  • Reggie Yates, English television presenter

Famous Deaths

Jack Dempsey

Jack Dempsey, American boxer (world heavyweight champion 1919-26), dies of heart failure at 86

1983 Highlights

About May 31, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 6 months and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini