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Historical Events In 1983

Wednesday, 10 August 2022

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   In the year 1983 don Muraco beats Pedro Morales to become WWF Intercontinental Champ  

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 in the year 1983.  

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   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   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   In the year 1983 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 in the year 1983.  

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 in the year 1983.  

Jan 11   Billy Martin named New York Yankee manager for 3rd time in the year 1983.  

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

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 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   In the year 1983 hartford Whalers smallest crowd 4,812 (beat Devils) during blizzard  

Jan 15   Javed Miandad & Mudassar Nazar make 451 stand vs India in the year 1983.  

Jan 15   In the year 1983 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   On this day in history 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   On this day in history 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   In the year 1983 bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Anthony E Hecht  

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   On this day in history fred Bakewell, cricketer (dashing England bat of 30s, 6 Tests), dies  

Jan 23   In the year 1983 "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   Roger Johnson, English footballer was born on this day in history.  

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

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

Apr 30   In the year 1983 birth of yamini, Tamil Singer  

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

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

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

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   In the year 1983 death of rebop Kwaku Baah, Nigerian percussionist (b. 1944)  

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 on this day in history.  

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

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