What Happened on September 24, 1983

Historical Events

Baseball Record

Braves Dale Murphy is 6th to hit 30 HRs & steal 30 bases in season

Cricket Debut

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
1983 History

Famous Birthdays

  • Randy Foye, American basketball player, born in Newark, New Jersey
Born in 1983

Famous Deaths

  • Isobel Baillie, Scottish oratorio singer, dies at 88
  • Mohammed Roem, Indonesian politician (as Foreign Minister negotiated Roem–Van Roijen Agreement that led to independence), dies at 75

About September 24, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 40 years and 4 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