Historical Events In 1983
Thursday, 02 July 2020
Aug 28 In the year 1983 israeli PM Menachem Begin announces resignation
Aug 28 Jan Clayton, actress (Ellen Miller-Lassie), dies at 66 on this day in history.
Aug 28 Joseph Kreckman sets record of 2,215 clay pigeons shot in an hour in the year 1983.
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 On this day in history guion S. Bluford Jr, the first African-American astronaut, blasts off as a crewmember aboard the space shuttle Challenger.
Aug 30 Guy Bluford becomes the first black American in space in the year 1983.
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 On this day in history henry "Scoop" Jackson, (Sen-D-Wash), dies at 71
Sep 01 Korean Boeing 747 strays into Siberia &is shot down by a Soviet jet in the year 1983.
Sep 02 Yitzhak Shamir (Herut) endorsed by Menachem Begin for Israelli PM on this day in history.
Sep 04 Greg LeMond becomes only American to win cycling's Road Championship on this day in history.
Sep 04 Scott Michael Pellaton sets barefoot waterski speed rec (119.36 mph) on this day in history.
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 Hans Munch, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.
Sep 08 Antonin Magne, French bicylist (won Tour de France 1931, 34), dies on this day in history.
Sep 08 NASA launches RCA-6 in the year 1983.
Sep 09 In the year 1983 challenger returns to Kennedy Space Center via Sheppard AFB, Texas
Sep 09 In the year 1983 radio Shack announces their color computer 2 (the Coco2)
Sep 09 Vitas Gerulatis bets his house that Martina Navratilova can't beat the 100th ranked male tennis player in the year 1983.
Sep 10 Balthasar J "John" Vorster, S African premier (1966-78), dies at 67 in the year 1983.
Sep 10 In the year 1983 john Vorster, former prime minister of South Africa, dies in Cape Town at age 67.
Sep 12 Security guard Victor Gerena robs West Hartford company of $7 million in the year 1983.
Sep 12 In the year 1983 uSSR vetoes UN resolution deploring its shooting down of Korean plane
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 On this day in history vanessa Williams of NY became first black Miss America
Sep 18 On this day in history george Meegen completes 2,426d (19K mi) walk across Western Hemisphere
Sep 19 St Christopher-Nevis gains independence from Britain (Nat'l Day) in the year 1983.