Historical Events In 1983
Thursday, 24 September 2020
Sep 22 NASA launches Galaxy-B in the year 1983.
Sep 22 On this day in history zhu Jianhau (China) sets high jump record at 7'9 3/4"
Sep 23 On this day in history columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating in preparation of STS-9
Sep 24 In the year 1983 isobel Baillie, oratorio singer, dies
Sep 25 Leopold III, king of Belgium (1934-51), dies on this day in history.
Sep 26 Australia II wins America's Cup yacht race (1st non-US winner) on this day in history.
Sep 26 In the year 1983 cosmonauts Titov & Strekalov are saved from exploding Soyuz T-10
Sep 26 Tino Rossi, French singer, dies in the year 1983.
Sep 27 Tino Rossi, singer/actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Sep 28 STS-9 vehicle moves to launch pad in the year 1983.
Sep 30 In the year 1983 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 John K M McCaffery, TV host (One Minute Please), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Oct 04 On this day in history richard Noble reaches record 1019 kph in jet-powered car
Oct 05 Lech Walesa wins the Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Oct 09 4 South Korean cabinet ministers assassinated in Rangoon Burma in the year 1983.
Oct 09 In the year 1983 sun Suk Joon, South Korean vice premier, murdered
Oct 10 Israel's Knesset votes 60-53 to endorse Yitzhak Shamir as PM on this day in history.
Oct 10 On this day in history sir Ralph [David] Richardson, English actor (Richard III), dies at 80
Oct 11 On this day in history last hand-cranked telephones US went out of service as 440 telephone customers in Bryant Pond, Maine, were switched over to direct-dial
Oct 12 Jiri Lederer, Czechoslovakia journalist/dissident, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Oct 14 Paul Fix, actor (Rifleman), dies at 82 of kidney failure in the year 1983.
Oct 14 In the year 1983 uS Marine peacekeeper Sgt Allen Soifert killed by sniper in Beirut
Oct 15 Black Hawks & Maple Leafs combine for fastest 5 goals (84 seconds) on this day in history.
Oct 15 Pat O'Brien, actor (Some like it hot), dies of heart attack at 83 on this day in history.
Oct 15 In the year 1983 uS Marine sharpshooters kill 5 snipers at Beirut Intl Airport
Oct 16 In the year 1983 george Liberace, violinist (Liberace Show), dies at 72
Oct 17 In the year 1983 raymond Aron, French sociologist/political scientist, dies at 78
Oct 18 In the year 1983 vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (55 Tests for India), dies
Oct 19 In the year 1983 albert Carel Willink, painter (surrealism), dies at 83
Oct 20 On this day in history iBM-PC DOS Version 2.1 released
Oct 20 On this day in history merle Travis, country singer, dies at 75