On This Day

What Happened on October 26, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday

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
  • Francisco Liriano, Major League Baseball pitcher
  • Luke Watson, South African rugby player

Famous Deaths

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