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Historical Events In 1983

Tuesday, 18 May 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   Bernard George Stevens, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1983.  

Jan 02   Don Muraco beats Pedro Morales to become WWF Intercontinental Champ in the year 1983.  

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

Jan 02   In the year 1983 ken Anderson of Cincinnati OH completes record 20 consecutive passes  

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

Jan 02   On this day in history 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   On this day in history roman Catholic Bishops of Canada release New Year's message attacking government economic policy.  

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

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1983 dutch political party DS'70 disbands  

Jan 15   Hartford Whalers smallest crowd 4,812 (beat Devils) during blizzard in the year 1983.  

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

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

Jan 15   On this day in history thom Syles keeps a life saver intact in his mouth for over 7 hours  

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

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   In the year 1983 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 in the year 1983.  

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

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

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   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 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 23   On this day in history björn Borg announces his retirement from tennis  

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Famous Birthdays In 1983

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 28   In the year 1983 birth of roger Johnson, English footballer  

Apr 30   Tatjana H├╝fner, German luger was born in the year 1983.  

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   In the year 1983 birth of john Hopkins, Anglo-American motorcycling racer  

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of mark Lowe, American baseball player  

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

Jun 14   Louis Garrel, French actor was born on this day in history.  

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

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

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

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