What are the important events that happened on July 23, 1983? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

July 23, 1983: Facts & Myths About This Day

July 23, 1983 is the 204th day of the year 1983 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 161 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Saturday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is July 10, 1983 – a Saturday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 118,824 hours has elapsed since midnight of January 1, 1970 – the Unix epoch.

Strange as it may, if we name this day after a polygon then it will be called ‘dihectatetragon’ day.

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If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 3, then by now that person has accumulated $539.90. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Leo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Ruby is the modern birthstone for this month. Ruby is the mystical birthstone from Tibetan origin that dates back over a thousand years.

Pig is the mythical animal and Water is the element for this person if we consider the very old art of Chinese astrology.

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July 23, 1983 Historical Events

  • 1983
    Gimli Glider: Air Canada Flight 143 runs out of fuel and makes a deadstick landing at Gimli, Manitoba.
  • 1983
    The Sri Lankan Civil War begins with the killing of 13 Sri Lanka Army soldiers by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam Terrorist group. In the subsequent riots of Black July, about 1,000 Tamils are slaughtered, some 400,000 Tamils flee to neighbouring Tamil Nadu, India and many find refuge in Europe and Canada.

Who were born on July 23, 1983?

  • 1983
    Aaron Peirsol, American swimmer
  • 1983
    Andrew Eiden, American actor
  • 1983
    Bec Hewitt, Australian actress
  • 1983
    David Strettle, English rugby player

Who died on July 23, 1983?

  • 1983
    Georges Auric, French composer (b. 1899)

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