Historical Events on September 26, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • Ali Haji-Sheikh kicks 56 yard field goal, a NY Giants record
  • Australia II wins America's Cup yacht race - 1st non-US winner
  • Cosmonauts Titov & Strekalov are saved from exploding Soyuz T-10
  • Lebanon premier Chafiq Wazzan offers to resigns
  • Soviet military officer Stanislav Petrov averts a worldwide nuclear war by judging supposed missile attack from the US an error
  • St Louis Card Bob Forsch 2nd no-hitter beats Montreal Expos, 3-0