Historical Events on October 8, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • 1st regular season Islander OT game beat Caps 8-7
  • MLB American League Championship: Baltimore Orioles beat Chicago White Sox, 3 games to 1
  • MLB National League Championship: Philadelphia Phillies beat Los Angeles Dodgers, 3 games to 1
  • Washington Capitals 1st NHL overtime game losing to NY Islanders 8-7