On This Day

What Happened on November 24, 1983

Historical Events

Historic Publication

"The Colour of Magic" by Terry Pratchett published by Colin Smythe in the UK, 1st book in the Discworld series

Novelist Terry Pratchett
Terry Pratchett
  • PLO exchanges 6 Israeli prisoners for 4,500 Palestinians & Lebanese
  • Test Cricket debut of Richie Richardson for the West Indies vs India in Bombay

Famous Birthdays

  • Dean Ashton, English footballer
  • Karine Vanasse, Quebec actress
  • Meredith Henderson, Canadian actress
1983 Highlights

About November 24, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 37 years and 11 months
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Thanksgiving (United States)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Sagittarius