On This Day

What Happened on September 12, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Albert Rizzo trod water at sea for 108 hours 9 minutes
  • Security guard Victor Gerena robs West Hartford company of $7 million
  • USSR vetoes UN resolution deploring its shooting down of Korean plane

Famous Birthdays

  • Carly Smithson, Irish singer (Ultimate High), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Daniel Muir, American football player, born in Washington, D.C.