On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1983

Historical Events

  • South Africa worker's union leader Curnick Ndlovu freed after 19 years

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Tim Raines is 1st since Ty Cobb to steal 70 & drive in 70 runs

MLB Outfielder Tim Raines
MLB Outfielder
Tim Raines
MLB Legend Ty Cobb
MLB Legend
Ty Cobb

Famous Birthdays

  • Jeon Hye Bin, Korean actress
  • Shermon Tang, Hong Kong actress
  • Travis MacRae, Canadian singer-songwriter

Famous Deaths

  • Wilfred Burchett, Australian communist and writer (Catapult to Freedom), dies at 72
1983 Highlights

About September 27, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 2 months and 4 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra