What Happened on October 2, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Carl Yastrezemski's last at bat
  • Green Bay Packers erupt for NFL record 49 points in the first half (35 in the second quarter) to clobber the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 55-14 at Tampa Stadium
  • Wide receiver Art Monk begins NFL streak of 183 consecutive games with a reception in the Washington Redskins' 37-35 win over the LA Raiders

Famous Birthdays

  • Huda Kattan, American-born make-up artist and beauty entrepreneur, born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Famous Deaths

  • Gerald Strang, Canadian composer, dies at 75