What Happened on October 15, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Black Hawks & Maple Leafs combine for fastest 5 goals (84 seconds)
  • Columbia beats Yale 21-18 in football, will lose next 44 games
  • Nelson Piquet of Brazil finishes 3rd in the season ending South African Grand Prix at Kyalami to clinch his second World Formula 1 Drivers title; wins by 2 points from Alain Prost
  • US Marine sharpshooters kill 5 snipers at Beirut International Airport

Famous Birthdays

  • Stephy Tang, Hong Kong singer and actress

Famous Deaths

  • Pat O'Brien, American actor (Knute Rockne, Angels with Dirty Faces), dies of heart attack at 83