On This Day

What Happened on September 15, 1983

Historical Events

  • Frances Schreuder is convicted for the first-degree murder of Franklin Bradshaw

Historic Event

Israel premier Menachem Begin resigns

  • Police officers beat Michael Stewart to death for graffiting NYC subway

Famous Birthdays

  • Luke Hochevar, American baseball player (KC Royals), born in Denver, Colorado

Famous Deaths

  • Johnny Hartman, American jazz ballad singer (John Coltrane and Johnny Hartman - "My One And Only Love"), dies of lung cancer at 60
  • LeRoy Prinz, choreographer, dies at 88
  • Prince Far I [Michael Williams], Jamaican reggae deejay, producer and Rastafarian, killed during a robberya t his home at 38-ish
  • Willie Bobo [Correa], American jazz percussionist ("Evil Ways"), dies of cancer at 49
1983 Highlights

About September 15, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 16 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo