On This Day

What Happened on October 21, 1983

Historical Events


AppointmentAppointment of Interest

Pope John Paul II names 3 new Dutch bishops

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II

Famous Birthdays

  • Andy Marté, Dominican baseball player
  • Ninette Tayeb, Israeli singer
  • Zack Greinke, American baseball player

Famous Deaths

  • Theodorus H J Zwartkruis, Bishop (Haarlem), dies
1983 Highlights

About October 21, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 1 month and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra