What Happened on September 7, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • Drury Gallagher sets fastest swim around Manhattan (6h41m35s)

Famous Birthdays

  • Annette Dytrt, German skater figure, born in Landshut, Germany
  • Mehmet Topuz, Turkisher footballer (Kayserispor), born in Caferli Köyü, Yozgat, Turkey
  • Philip Deignan, Irish cyclist (UCI Pro Team), born in Letterkenny, County Donegal, Ireland
  • Pops Mensah-Bonsu, British basketball player for the Dallas Mavericks, born in Tottenham, London

Famous Deaths

  • Hans Münch, Swiss conductor and composer, dies at 90
  • Henry Promnitz, cricketer (5-58 on debut for South Africa 1927-28), dies