Historical Events In 1983
Thursday, 06 May 2021
Sep 22 In the year 1983 nASA launches Galaxy-B
Sep 22 Zhu Jianhau (China) sets high jump record at 7'9 3/4" in the year 1983.
Sep 23 Columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating in preparation of STS-9 in the year 1983.
Sep 24 On this day in history isobel Baillie, oratorio singer, dies
Sep 25 Leopold III, king of Belgium (1934-51), dies in the year 1983.
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 in the year 1983.
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 In the year 1983 sTS-9 vehicle moves to launch pad
Sep 30 Freddy Martin, orch leader (started Merv Griffin), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Oct 02 Gerald Strang, Canadian composer, dies at 75 in the year 1983.
Oct 03 John K M McCaffery, TV host (One Minute Please), dies at 69 in the year 1983.
Oct 04 In the year 1983 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 On this day in history terence Cooke, cardinal/archbishop of NY, dies at 62
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 Sun Suk Joon, South Korean vice premier, murdered on this day in history.
Oct 10 On this day in history israel's Knesset votes 60-53 to endorse Yitzhak Shamir as PM
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 In the year 1983 jiri Lederer, Czechoslovakia journalist/dissident, dies at 61
Oct 14 In the year 1983 paul Fix, actor (Rifleman), dies at 82 of kidney failure
Oct 14 US Marine peacekeeper Sgt Allen Soifert killed by sniper in Beirut on this day in history.
Oct 15 Black Hawks & Maple Leafs combine for fastest 5 goals (84 seconds) in the year 1983.
Oct 15 In the year 1983 pat O'Brien, actor (Some like it hot), dies of heart attack at 83
Oct 15 US Marine sharpshooters kill 5 snipers at Beirut Intl Airport on this day in history.
Oct 16 On this day in history george Liberace, violinist (Liberace Show), dies at 72
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 Merle Travis, country singer, dies at 75 on this day in history.