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 singer
  • Reggie Yates, English television presenter

Famous Deaths

Person of interestJack Dempsey

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

Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Dempsey
Heavyweight Boxing Champion
Jack Dempsey

1983 Highlights

About May 31, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 5 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Gemini