Historical Events In 1983
Tuesday, 03 August 2021
Aug 28 Israeli PM Menachem Begin announces resignation in the year 1983.
Aug 28 In the year 1983 jan Clayton, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66
Aug 28 Joseph Kreckman sets record of 2,215 clay pigeons shot in an hour on this day in history.
Aug 29 Simon Oakland, actor (Toma, Kolchak, Baa Baa Black Sheep), dies at 61 in the year 1983.
Aug 30 On this day in history 8th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 3-launched (6 days)
Aug 30 Guion S. Bluford Jr, the first African-American astronaut, blasts off as a crewmember aboard the space shuttle Challenger in the year 1983.
Aug 30 In the year 1983 guy Bluford becomes the first black American in space
Sep 01 On this day in history a Soviet fighter plane downs a KAL Boeing 747 jumbo jet that veered 100 miles into Soviet airspace, killing all 269 people aboard.
Sep 01 Henry "Scoop" Jackson, (Sen-D-Wash), dies at 71 in the year 1983.
Sep 01 In the year 1983 korean Boeing 747 strays into Siberia &is shot down by a Soviet jet
Sep 02 Yitzhak Shamir (Herut) endorsed by Menachem Begin for Israelli PM in the year 1983.
Sep 04 In the year 1983 greg LeMond becomes only American to win cycling's Road Championship
Sep 04 Scott Michael Pellaton sets barefoot waterski speed rec (119.36 mph) in the year 1983.
Sep 05 8th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 3-lands at Edwards AFB in the year 1983.
Sep 06 USSR admits to shooting down KAL 007 on 9/2 in the year 1983.
Sep 07 On this day in history drury Gallagher sets fastest swim around Manhattan (6h41m35s)
Sep 07 In the year 1983 hans Munch, composer, dies at 90
Sep 08 On this day in history antonin Magne, French bicylist (won Tour de France 1931, 34), dies
Sep 08 In the year 1983 nASA launches RCA-6
Sep 09 On this day in history challenger returns to Kennedy Space Center via Sheppard AFB, Texas
Sep 09 Radio Shack announces their color computer 2 (the Coco2) in the year 1983.
Sep 09 On this day in history vitas Gerulatis bets his house that Martina Navratilova can't beat the 100th ranked male tennis player
Sep 10 Balthasar J "John" Vorster, S African premier (1966-78), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Sep 10 John Vorster, former prime minister of South Africa, dies in Cape Town at age 67 on this day in history.
Sep 12 Security guard Victor Gerena robs West Hartford company of $7 million on this day in history.
Sep 12 USSR vetoes UN resolution deploring its shooting down of Korean plane on this day in history.
Sep 13 On this day in history uS mint strikes first gold coin in 50 years (Olympic Eagle)
Sep 14 US House of Representatives votes, 416 to 0, in favor of a resolution condemning Russia for shooting down a Korean jetliner in the year 1983.
Sep 15 On this day in history leRoy Prinz, choreographer, dies at 88
Sep 16 Arnold Schwarzenegger becomes a US citizen in the year 1983.
Sep 17 In the year 1983 humberto Madeiros, US cardinal to Boston, dies at 67
Sep 17 Vanessa Williams of NY became first black Miss America on this day in history.
Sep 18 On this day in history george Meegen completes 2,426d (19K mi) walk across Western Hemisphere
Sep 19 In the year 1983 st Christopher-Nevis gains independence from Britain (Nat'l Day)