On This Day

What Happened on September 14, 1983

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-songwriter ("Stronger Than Me"; "Rehab"), born in London (d. 2011)

  • Frostee Rucker, American NFL defensive end, born in Tustin, California
1983 Highlights

About September 14, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 2 months and 12 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo