On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1983

Historical Events

  • Hugh Whitemore's "Pack of Lies" premieres in London
  • USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakh/Semipalitinsk USSR

Famous Birthdays

  • Dmitri Sychev, Russian football player (FC Pyunik), born in Omsk, Soviet Union
  • Francisco Liriano, Dominican MLB pitcher, born in San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic
  • Luke Watson, South African rugby player (Western Province), born in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Famous Deaths

  • Mike Michalske, American football NFL guard (NY Yankees, Green Bay Packers), dies at 80
1983 Highlights

About October 26, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 11 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Scorpio