What Happened on November 17, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "La Tragedie de Carmen" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 187 performances
  • Harm Wiersma retains checkers world championship
  • Philadelphia Flyers win 13th straight NHL game

Famous Birthdays

  • Christopher Paolini, American novelist
  • Harry Lloyd, English actor
  • Nick Markakis, American baseball player
  • Ryan Braun, American baseball player (Milwaukee Brewers), born in Los Angeles, California
  • Scott Moore, American baseball player
  • Yiannis Bourousis, Greek basketball player