On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Texan San Jacinto county sheriff James "Humpy" Parker convicted of violating inmates civil rights and of torture
  • US House of Representatives votes, 416 to 0, in favor of a resolution condemning Russia for shooting down a Korean jetliner

Famous Birthdays

Person of interestAmy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse, British singer (Stronger Than Me, Rehab), born in London (d. 2011)

  • Frostee Rucker, American NFL defensive end, born in Tustin, California