On This Day

What Happened on October 2, 1983

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, American classical and electronic music composer, dies at 75
1983 Highlights

About October 2, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Gandhi Jayanti (India)

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra