What Happened on November 8, 1983

Historical Events

  • Martha Layne Collins (D) elected 1st female governor of Kentucky
  • STS-9 vehicle again moves to launch pad
  • Wilson Goode (D) elected 1st black mayor of Philadelphia
1983 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Blanka Vlašić, Croatian high jumper, born in Split, Croatia
  • Kat Shoob, British television presenter, born in Rochford, United Kingdom
  • Remko Pasveer, Dutch footballer, born in Enschede, Netherlands
Born in 1983

Famous Deaths

Betty NuthallBetty Nuthall (1911-1983)

English tennis player (US National Championship, 1930), dies of a coronary arrest at 72

  • Mordecai Kaplan, American Rabbi, founded Reconstructionist Judaism, dies at 102
  • Robert Agnew, director, dies at 84 of kidney failure

About November 8, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 6 months and 24 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio

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