On This Day

What Happened on September 29, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • "A Chorus Line" with 3,389 performance becomes the longest-running Broadway show
  • 1st time Congress invokes War Powers Act
  • Beirut airport reopens
  • Oakland A's Mike Warren no-hits Chicago White Sox, 3-0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

US Congress authorizes President Reagan to keep 1,600 US Marines in Lebanon

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan