Today in History for 1st September 1983

Day of Week: Thursday

Historical Events

Events 1 - 4 of 4

- Korean Airlines flight 007 shot down by Soviets in Russian airspace
- Korean Boeing 747 strays into Siberia & is shot down by a Soviet jet
- US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
- WGH-AM in Newport News VA changes call letters to WNSY

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1 - 1 of 1

- José Antonio Reyes, Spanish footballer

Famous Deaths

Deaths 1 - 3 of 3

- Henry "Scoop" Jackson, (Sen-D-Wash), dies at 71
- Larry McDonald, American congressman (b. 1935)
- Lennox Brown, cricket leg spinner (3 wickets at 63 for South Africa), dies

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