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Historical Events Happened In 1983

Monday, 22 December 2014

Jan 01   In the year 1983 world Communications Year begins  

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 in the year 1983.  

Jan 02   On this day in history don Muraco beats Pedro Morales to become WWF Intercontinental Champ  

Jan 02   Gary Trudeau takes a 20-month break from writing "Doonesbury" in the year 1983.  

Jan 02   On this day in history ken Anderson of Cincinnati OH completes record 20 consecutive passes  

Jan 02   In the year 1983 prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau starts 18-day mission to Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Philippines  

Jan 02   In the year 1983 the musical Annie, based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie, ends its Broadway run after 2,377 performances.  

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 in the year 1983.  

Jan 07   Reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala in the year 1983.  

Jan 09   British PM Margaret Thatcher visits the Falkland Islands on this day in history.  

Jan 10   In Los Angeles, the Fraggle Rock children's show debuts on HBO; partly produced in Toronto by Jim Henson in the year 1983.  

Jan 11   In the year 1983 billy Martin named New York Yankee manager for 3rd time  

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

Jan 13   In the year 1983 arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74  

Jan 15   In the year 1983 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 in the year 1983.  

Jan 17   In the year 1983 10th American Music Award Kenny Rogers  

Jan 17   On this day in history alabama Governor George C Wallace, becomes governor for record 4th time  

Jan 17   Doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71 in the year 1983.  

Jan 17   Nigeria expels 2 million illegal aliens, mostly Ghanaians in the year 1983.  

Jan 18   In the year 1983 iOC restores Jim Thorpe's Olympic medals 70 years after they were taken from him for being paid $25 in semipro baseball  

Jan 19   In the year 1983 klaus Barbie, SS chief of Lyon in Nazi-France, arrested in Bolivia  

Jan 21   In the year 1983 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   Reagan certifies El Salvador human-rights abuses have decreased making country eligible for US military aid on this day in history.  

Jan 22   Fred Bakewell, cricketer (dashing England bat of 30s, 6 Tests), dies in the year 1983.  

Jan 23   "A-Team" with Mr T premieres on NBC in the year 1983.  

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   In the year 1983 birth of tatjana Hüfner, German luger  

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

Apr 30   Yamini, Tamil Singer was born in the year 1983.  

May 22   John Hopkins, Anglo-American motorcycling racer was born on this day in history.  

Jun 07   Mark Lowe, American baseball player was born in the year 1983.  

Jun 14   John Stocco, American football player was born in the year 1983.  

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

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   In the year 1983 arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74  

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

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