On This Day

What Happened on September 8, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • NASA launches RCA-6

Famous Birthdays

  • Chris Judd, Australian rules football player, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Diego Benaglio, Swiss-Italian footballer, born in Z├╝rich, Switzerland
  • Lewis Roberts-Thompson, Australian football player (Sydney Swans), born in Sydney, Australia
  • Wali Lundy, American NFL football player, born in New Brunswick, New Jersey
  • Will Blalock, American basketball player, born in Boston, Massachusetts

Famous Deaths

  • Antonin Magne, French bicylist (won Tour de France 1931, 34), dies
  • Ibrahim Abboud, 1st President and 4th Prime Minister of Sudan (1958-64), dies at 82
  • Willem C "Wim" Kan, Dutch cabaret performer, dies at 72