On This Day

What Happened on September 27, 1983

Historical Events

  • South African worker's union leader Curnick Ndlovu freed from prison after 19 years

Sports History

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

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? 38 years, 2 months and 10 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Libra