Historical Events In 1983
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Sep 22 NASA launches Galaxy-B on this day in history.
Sep 22 Zhu Jianhau (China) sets high jump record at 7'9 3/4" in the year 1983.
Sep 23 In the year 1983 columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating in preparation of STS-9
Sep 24 Isobel Baillie, oratorio singer, dies in the year 1983.
Sep 25 Leopold III, king of Belgium (1934-51), dies on this day in history.
Sep 26 In the year 1983 australia II wins America's Cup yacht race (1st non-US winner)
Sep 26 Cosmonauts Titov & Strekalov are saved from exploding Soyuz T-10 on this day in history.
Sep 26 Tino Rossi, French singer, dies on this day in history.
Sep 27 Tino Rossi, singer/actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76 in the year 1983.
Sep 28 STS-9 vehicle moves to launch pad on this day in history.
Sep 30 On this day in history freddy Martin, orch leader (started Merv Griffin), dies at 76
Oct 02 In the year 1983 gerald Strang, Canadian composer, dies at 75
Oct 03 In the year 1983 john K M McCaffery, TV host (One Minute Please), dies at 69
Oct 04 Richard Noble reaches record 1019 kph in jet-powered car on this day in history.
Oct 05 On this day in history lech Walesa wins the Nobel Peace Prize
Oct 06 Terence Cooke, cardinal/archbishop of NY, dies at 62 in the year 1983.
Oct 08 Joan Hackett, actress (Group, Flicks, Rivals), dies of cancer at 49 in the year 1983.
Oct 09 In the year 1983 4 South Korean cabinet ministers assassinated in Rangoon Burma
Oct 09 On this day in history sun Suk Joon, South Korean vice premier, murdered
Oct 10 Israel's Knesset votes 60-53 to endorse Yitzhak Shamir as PM in the year 1983.
Oct 10 In the year 1983 sir Ralph [David] Richardson, English actor (Richard III), dies at 80
Oct 11 Last hand-cranked telephones US went out of service as 440 telephone customers in Bryant Pond, Maine, were switched over to direct-dial on this day in history.
Oct 12 On this day in history jiri Lederer, Czechoslovakia journalist/dissident, dies at 61
Oct 14 On this day in history paul Fix, actor (Rifleman), dies at 82 of kidney failure
Oct 14 On this day in history uS Marine peacekeeper Sgt Allen Soifert killed by sniper in Beirut
Oct 15 On this day in history black Hawks & Maple Leafs combine for fastest 5 goals (84 seconds)
Oct 15 In the year 1983 pat O'Brien, actor (Some like it hot), dies of heart attack at 83
Oct 15 On this day in history uS Marine sharpshooters kill 5 snipers at Beirut Intl Airport
Oct 16 George Liberace, violinist (Liberace Show), dies at 72 in the year 1983.
Oct 17 Raymond Aron, French sociologist/political scientist, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Oct 18 Vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (55 Tests for India), dies in the year 1983.
Oct 19 In the year 1983 albert Carel Willink, painter (surrealism), dies at 83
Oct 20 IBM-PC DOS Version 2.1 released in the year 1983.
Oct 20 In the year 1983 merle Travis, country singer, dies at 75