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Historical Events In 1983

Sunday, 28 February 2021

Jan 01   In the year 1983 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   Gary Trudeau takes a 20-month break from writing "Doonesbury" on this day in history.  

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   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 in the year 1983.  

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   In the year 1983 reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala  

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

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

Jan 11   Nikolaj V Podgorny, president USSR, dies at 79 in the year 1983.  

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

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

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

Jan 15   On this day in history javed Miandad & Mudassar Nazar make 451 stand vs India  

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   In the year 1983 alabama Governor George C Wallace, becomes governor for record 4th time  

Jan 17   In the year 1983 doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71  

Jan 17   Nigeria expels 2 million illegal aliens, mostly Ghanaians on this day in history.  

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   Klaus Barbie, SS chief of Lyon in Nazi-France, arrested in Bolivia in the year 1983.  

Jan 21   Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Anthony E Hecht on this day in history.  

Jan 21   In the year 1983 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  

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   "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   Roger Johnson, English footballer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Tatjana H├╝fner, German luger was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Troy Williamson, American football player was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Jun 07   In the year 1983 birth of mark Lowe, American baseball player  

Jun 14   In the year 1983 birth of john Stocco, American football player  

Jun 14   In the year 1983 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 in the year 1983.  

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

Jan 08   Gale Page, actress (4 Daughters, Knute Rockney), dies of cancer at 72 in the year 1983.  

Jan 11   In the year 1983 nikolaj V Podgorny, president USSR, dies at 79  

Jan 12   Rebop Kwaku Baah, Nigerian percussionist (b. 1944) died on this day in history.  

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

Jan 15   Meyer Lansky, reputed mobster, dies in Miami Beach Fla at 80 in the year 1983.  

Jan 17   In the year 1983 death of doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71  

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