On This Day

What Happened on October 24, 1983

Famous Birthdays

  • Adrienne Bailon, American actress and singer (The Cheetah Girls), born in Manhattan, New York
  • Brian Vickers, American race car driver, born in Thomasville, North Carolina
  • Marc Leishman, Australian golfer (British Open 2015 runner-up), born in Warrnambool, Victoria

Famous Deaths

  • Jessica Savitch, news anchor (NBC-TV), dies at 35
1983 Highlights

About October 24, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 9 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Labour Day (New Zealand)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio