On This Day

What Happened on September 24, 1983

Historical Events

  • Braves Dale Murphy is 6th to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases in season
  • Test cricket debut of Shoaib Mohammad, son of champion Pakistan batsman Hanif Mohammad; scores 6 in drawn 2nd Test v India in Jullundur; goes on to play 45 Tests
  • USSR performs underground nuclear test

Famous Birthdays

  • Randy Foye, American basketball player, born in Newark, New Jersey

Famous Deaths

  • Isobel Baillie, Scottish oratorio singer, dies at 88
1983 Highlights

About September 24, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 38 years and 20 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra