On This Day

What Happened on September 21, 1983

Historical Events

  • 11 killed in anti Marcos demonstrations in Manila

Historic Event

David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross" premieres in London

  • US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site

Famous Birthdays

  • Anna Meares, Australian cyclist
  • Fernando Cavenaghi, Argentinian footballer

Joseph Mazzello

Joseph Mazzello, American actor (Jurassic Park, The Pacific), born in Rhinebeck. New York

  • Maggie Grace, American actress

Famous Deaths

  • Andrew Brewin, Canadian lawyer and MP for Greenwood, dies at 76
1983 Highlights

About September 21, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 17 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Virgo