What happened this day in history September 1, 1983

What are the important events that happened on September 1, 1983? Here are historical events, facts, and some myths about this day.

September 1, 1983: Facts & Myths About This Day

September 1, 1983 is the 244th day of the year 1983 in the Gregorian calendar. There are 121 days remaining until the end of this year. The day of the week is Thursday.

Under the Julian calendar, this day is August 19, 1983 – a Thursday. Both day of the week are the same but did you notice the difference with the Gregorian calendar?

When this day started, 7,187,040 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 ‘dihectatetracontatetragon’ day.

If a person born on this day saved a Nickel every day starting at age 7, then by now that person has accumulated $613.85. (Assuming this person is still alive today.)

Virgo is the zodiac sign of a person born on this day. Sapphire is the modern birthstone for this month. Agate 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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September 1, 1983 Historical Events

  • 1983
    Cold War: Korean Air Flight 007 is shot down by a Soviet Union jet fighter when the commercial aircraft enters Soviet airspace. All 269 on board die, including Congressman Lawrence McDonald.

Who were born on September 1, 1983?

  • 1983
    Jeff Woywitka, Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1983
    José Antonio Reyes, Spanish footballer

Who died on September 1, 1983?

  • 1983
    Henry M. Jackson, American politician (b. 1912)
  • 1983
    Larry McDonald, American congressman (b. 1935)

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