What happened this day in history October 21, 1983

What are the important events that happened on October 21, 1983? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 21, 1983: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 21, 1983 is the 294th day of the year 1983 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 71 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Friday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is October 8, 1983 – a Friday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 7,259,040 minutes 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 ‘dihectaenneacontatetragon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $605.15. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Libra is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Opal is the modern birthstone for this month. Jasper 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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October 21, 1983 Historical Events

  • 1983
    The metre is defined at the seventeenth General Conference on Weights and Measures as the distance light travels in a vacuum in 1/299,792,458 of a second.

Who were born on October 21, 1983?

  • 1983
    Andy Marté, Dominican baseball player
  • 1983
    Charlotte Sullivan, Canadian actress
  • 1983
    Ninet Tayeb, Israeli singer
  • 1983
    Shelden Williams, American basketball player
  • 1983
    Zack Greinke, American baseball player

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