What Happened on September 12, 1983

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
1983 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Carly Smithson, Irish singer (Ultimate High), born in Dublin, Ireland
  • Daniel Muir, American football player, born in Washington, D.C.
Born in 1983

Famous Deaths

  • Sabin Carr, American athlete (Olympic gold pole vault 1928; WR 4.27m 1927), dies at 79

About September 12, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 8 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Maniac - Michael Sembello
  • UK #1 Song: Red Red Wine - UB40