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Historical Events Happened In 1983

Monday, 21 April 2014

Jan 01   World Communications Year begins on this day in history.  

Jan 02   On this day in history "Sophisticated Ladies" closes at Lunt-Fontanne New York City NY after 767 performances  

Jan 02   Bernard George Stevens, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Don Muraco beats Pedro Morales to become WWF Intercontinental Champ on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Gary Trudeau takes a 20-month break from writing "Doonesbury" on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Ken Anderson of Cincinnati OH completes record 20 consecutive passes on this day in history.  

Jan 02   Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau starts 18-day mission to Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Philippines on this day in history.  

Jan 02   The musical Annie, based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie, ends its Broadway run after 2,377 performances on this day in history.  

Jan 04   Criminal Code changes replace rape with 3 categories of sexual assault; equal protection to men and women; women allowed to charge their husbands with sexual assault on this day in history.  

Jan 05   Roman Catholic Bishops of Canada release New Year's message attacking government economic policy on this day in history.  

Jan 07   August Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 07   Reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala on this day in history.  

Jan 09   On this day in history british PM Margaret Thatcher visits the Falkland Islands  

Jan 10   In Los Angeles, the Fraggle Rock children's show debuts on HBO; partly produced in Toronto by Jim Henson on this day in history.  

Jan 11   Billy Martin named New York Yankee manager for 3rd time on this day in history.  

Jan 11   On this day in history nikolaj V Podgorny, president USSR, dies at 79  

Jan 13   On this day in history arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74  

Jan 15   On this day in history dutch political party DS'70 disbands  

Jan 15   On this day in history hartford Whalers smallest crowd 4,812 (beat Devils) during blizzard  

Jan 15   Javed Miandad & Mudassar Nazar make 451 stand vs India on this day in history.  

Jan 15   On this day in history meyer Lansky, reputed mobster, dies in Miami Beach Fla at 80  

Jan 15   Thom Syles keeps a life saver intact in his mouth for over 7 hours on this day in history.  

Jan 17   10th American Music Award Kenny Rogers on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Alabama Governor George C Wallace, becomes governor for record 4th time on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71  

Jan 17   On this day in history nigeria expels 2 million illegal aliens, mostly Ghanaians  

Jan 18   IOC restores Jim Thorpe's Olympic medals 70 years after they were taken from him for being paid $25 in semipro baseball on this day in history.  

Jan 19   Klaus Barbie, SS chief of Lyon in Nazi-France, arrested in Bolivia on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Anthony E Hecht  

Jan 21   In Regina Saskatchewan Joanne Wilson found murdered in her garage; ex-wife of politician Colin Thatcher, son of ex-Premier Ross Thatcher, who will be found guilty of first-degree murder on this day in history.  

Jan 21   On this day in history reagan certifies El Salvador human-rights abuses have decreased making country eligible for US military aid  

Jan 22   Fred Bakewell, cricketer (dashing England bat of 30s, 6 Tests), dies on this day in history.  

Jan 23   On this day in history "A-Team" with Mr T premieres on NBC  

Jan 23   Björn Borg announces his retirement from tennis on this day in history.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1983

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 28   On this day in history birth of roger Johnson, English footballer  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of tatjana Hüfner, German luger  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of troy Williamson, American football player  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of yamini, Tamil Singer  

May 22   On this day in history birth of john Hopkins, Anglo-American motorcycling racer  

Jun 07   Mark Lowe, American baseball player was born on this day in history.  

Jun 14   On this day in history birth of john Stocco, American football player  

Jun 14   On this day in history birth of louis Garrel, French actor  

Famous Deaths In 1983

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history bernard George Stevens, composer, dies at 66  

Jan 07   On this day in history august Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79  

Jan 08   On this day in history gale Page, actress (4 Daughters, Knute Rockney), dies of cancer at 72  

Jan 11   Nikolaj V Podgorny, president USSR, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   On this day in history death of rebop Kwaku Baah, Nigerian percussionist (b. 1944)  

Jan 13   Arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Meyer Lansky, reputed mobster, dies in Miami Beach Fla at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71