What Happened on September 23, 1983

Historical Events

  • Argentine military regime gives amnesty to military and political assassins
  • Columbia moves to Vehicle Assembly Building at Kennedy Space Center (Florida), for mating in preparation of STS-9
  • Gerrie Coetzee of South Africa KOs American Michael Dokes in 10 rounds in Richfield. Ohio for WBA heavyweight boxing title

Sports History

MLB Philadelphia Phillies Steve Carlton is 16th to wins 300 game, beating Cardinals 6-2 in St. Louis

Sports History

MLB pitcher Gaylord Perry (45) announces his retirement, after 22 seasons; career record 314-265, 3.11 ERA, and 3,534 strikeouts

1983 History

About September 23, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 39 years, 8 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Tell Her About It - Billy Joel
  • UK #1 Song: Karma Chameleon - Culture Club