What happened this day in history October 9, 1983

What are the important events that happened on October 9, 1983? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

October 9, 1983: Facts & Myths About This Day

October 9, 1983 is the 282nd day of the year 1983 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 83 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Sunday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is September 26, 1983 – a Sunday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 120,696 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 ‘dihectaoctacontadigon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Dime every day starting at age 5, then by now that person has accumulated $1,277.30. (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 9, 1983 Historical Events

  • 1983
    Rangoon bombing: attempted assassination of South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan during an official visit to Rangoon, Burma. Chun survives but the blast kills 17 of his entourage, including four cabinet ministers, and injures 17 others. Four Burmese officials also die in the blast.

Who were born on October 9, 1983?

  • 1983
    Andreas Zuber, Austrian racing driver
  • 1983
    Jang Mi-Ran, South Korean weightlifter
  • 1983
    Spencer Grammer, American actress
  • 1983
    Stephen Gionta, American ice hockey player

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