Historical Events In 1983
Friday, 18 September 2020
Jul 29 On this day in history "Friday Night Videos" premiers on NBC TV
Jul 29 (James) David (Graham) Niven Academy Award-winning actor died in the year 1983.
Jul 29 David Niven, actor (Rugues), dies in Switzerland at 73 on this day in history.
Jul 29 On this day in history steve Garvey ends his NL record 1,207 consecutive game streak
Jul 30 Howard Deitz, MGM executive, dies at 86 of Parkinson's disease in the year 1983.
Jul 30 Official speed record for a piston-driven aircraft, 832 kph, Calif on this day in history.
Jul 30 Weight lifter Sergei Didyk of USSR jerks a record 261 kg in the year 1983.
Aug 01 Peter Arne, actor (Straw Dogs), bludgeoned to death in London at 62 in the year 1983.
Aug 01 In the year 1983 sTS-8 vehicle moves to launch pad
Aug 01 US District Court begins trying Yonkers accuse of race discrimination in the year 1983.
Aug 02 STS-8 vehicle moves to launch pad on this day in history.
Aug 02 In the year 1983 uS District Court begins trying Yonkers accuse of race discrimination
Aug 03 Carolyn Jones, actress (Morticia-Addams Family), dies at 54 of cancer on this day in history.
Aug 04 In the year 1983 italy elects first socialist prime minister since 1946
Aug 05 In the year 1983 judy Canova, singer/comedienne (Chatterbox), dies of cancer at 66
Aug 06 In the year 1983 minn Vikings beat St Louis Cards 28-10 in London, England (NFL expo)
Aug 07 675,000 employees strike AT&T on this day in history.
Aug 07 In the year 1983 first World Track & Field Championships
Aug 08 Jury in KC, Mo, awards Christine Craft $500,000 in sex discrimination suit against KMBC-TV on this day in history.
Aug 08 Militray coup in Guatemala on this day in history.
Aug 12 In the year 1983 henry Gifford Vivian, cricketer (7 Tests for NZ, 17 wkts), dies
Aug 14 On this day in history french troops deployed in Chad
Aug 15 In the year 1983 anthony Costello, actor (Blue), dies at 42
Aug 17 In the year 1983 in Luzon, Philippine Islands a 6.5 quake killed 16 and 47 injured and extensive damage in the Pasuquin-Laoag-Batac and Serrat areas
Aug 17 Ira Gershwin lyricist, dies in Beverly Hills, Cal, at 86 in the year 1983.
Aug 17 Ira Gershwin, lyricist, dies in Beverly Hills at 86 on this day in history.
Aug 18 On this day in history hurricane Alicia battered Houston andGalveston, Texas
Aug 18 In the year 1983 samantha Druce, age 12y 119d is youngest woman to swim English Channel
Aug 19 LSU footballer Billy Cannon sentenced to 5 yrs for counterfeiting on this day in history.
Aug 20 In the year 1983 kerwin Duinmeijer, Antillean boy, murdered by racist at 15
Aug 21 On this day in history benigno S Aquino Jr, Philippines opposition leader, killed at 50
Aug 24 In the year 1983 jack Somack, actor (Ball Four, Stockard Channing Show), dies at 64
Aug 25 US & USSR sign $10 billion grain pact in the year 1983.
Aug 26 On this day in history mike Kellin, actor (Honestly Celeste), dies at 61 of cancer