On This Day

What Happened on November 19, 1983

Historical Events

Sports History

Edmonton Oilers beat NJ Devils, 13-4, Wayne Gretzky calls the Devils "a Mickey Mouse organization"

Sports History

Jari Kurri becomes the first (and only) Finnish player to score five goals in a game

Famous Birthdays

Adam Driver

Adam Driver, American actor (Girls, Star Wars), born in Fontana, California

  • Chandra Crawford, Canadian cross-country skier (Olympic Gold 2006), born in Canmore, Alberta
  • Daria Werbowy, Ukrainian-Canadian Supermodel, born in Krak√≥w, Poland
  • Fabrejay [Jeffrey Santana], American dance club DJ and record producer, born in Hoboken, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Peter Coffield, American actor (Kevin-W E B), dies at 37
  • Reinout Willem van Bemmelen, Dutch geologist, dies at 79
  • Tom Evans, English rock musician (Badfinger), commits suicide at 36
1983 Highlights

About November 19, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 7 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio

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