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Historical Events In 1983

Thursday, 01 October 2020

Jan 01   On this day in history world Communications Year begins  

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

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

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

Jan 02   On this day in history gary Trudeau takes a 20-month break from writing "Doonesbury"  

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 in the year 1983.  

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

Jan 04   On this day in history 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.  

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

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

Jan 07   On this day in history reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala  

Jan 09   British PM Margaret Thatcher visits the Falkland Islands in the year 1983.  

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

Jan 11   On this day in history 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   Arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74 in the year 1983.  

Jan 15   Dutch political party DS'70 disbands in the year 1983.  

Jan 15   Hartford Whalers smallest crowd 4,812 (beat Devils) during blizzard on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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 on this day in history.  

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

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   On this day in history 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 in the year 1983.  

Jan 21   In the year 1983 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 in the year 1983.  

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

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 H├╝fner, German luger  

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

Apr 30   Yamini, Tamil Singer was born on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1983 birth of john Stocco, American football player  

Jun 14   Louis Garrel, French actor was born in the year 1983.  

Famous Deaths In 1983

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Bernard George Stevens, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1983.  

Jan 07   In the year 1983 august Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79  

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

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

Jan 12   Rebop Kwaku Baah, Nigerian percussionist (b. 1944) died in the year 1983.  

Jan 13   Arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74 in the year 1983.  

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

Jan 17   Doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71 died on this day in history.  

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