Historical Events In 1983
Sunday, 28 February 2021
Nov 22 On this day in history michael Conrad, actor (Hill Street Blues), dies of cancer at 58
Nov 24 PLO exchanges 6 Israeli prisoners for 4,500 Palestinians &Lebanese on this day in history.
Nov 25 Soyuz T-9 returns to Earth, 149 days after take-off on this day in history.
Nov 25 On this day in history syria &Saudi Arabia announce cease-fire in PLO civil war in Tripoli
Nov 25 World's greatest robbery-œ25,000,000 of gold, Heathrow, England in the year 1983.
Nov 26 In the year 1983 heathrow Airport, robbed of 6,800 gold bars worth $38.7 million
Nov 27 Colombian Avianca Airlines Boeing 747 crashes in Madrid killing 185 in the year 1983.
Nov 27 In the year 1983 manuel Scorza, Peruvian writer, dies at about 55
Nov 28 On this day in history 9th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 6-is launched
Nov 28 Christopher George, actor (Chisum, Heist), dies of heart attack at 54 on this day in history.
Nov 30 In the year 1983 george Headley, cricket (10 tons in 22 Tests, 1st black WI capt), dies
Nov 30 On this day in history radio Shack announces the Tandy Model 2000 computer (80186 chip)
Dec 01 On this day in history mirsky, mathematician, dies
Dec 01 In the year 1983 rita Lavelle, former head of EPA, convicted of perjury
Dec 02 On this day in history atholl Mckinnon, cricketer (S African lefty spinner in 8 Tests), dies
Dec 04 On this day in history aircraft from USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) and USS Independence (CV-62) launch strike against anti-aircraft positions in Lebanon that fired on U.S. aircraft. Two U.S. Navy planes shot down.
Dec 04 Estelle Omens, actress (Effect of Gamma Rays), dies at 55 in the year 1983.
Dec 05 12 killed by a car bomb shattering 9-story building in west Beirut on this day in history.
Dec 05 On this day in history los Angeles Dodger pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for 1 year for cocaine use
Dec 05 In the year 1983 robert Aldrich, dir/producer (Last Sunset), dies at 65
Dec 06 On this day in history a bomb planted on a bus in Jerusalem explodes, kills 6 Israelis
Dec 07 2 jets collided at Madrid Airport killing 93 in the year 1983.
Dec 07 In the year 1983 edgar Graham, member of N Ireland Assembly, shot dead by IRA
Dec 08 Slim Pickins western actor dies at 64 after brain surgery on this day in history.
Dec 08 Slim Pickins, actor (Blazing Saddles), dies after brain surgery at 64 in the year 1983.
Dec 09 Attorney General Edwin Meese says people go to soup kitchens "...because the food is free and that's easier than paying for it" on this day in history.
Dec 09 David Rounds, actor (Terence-Beacon Hill), dies at 53 on this day in history.
Dec 10 Danuta Walesa, wife of Lech Walesa, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize on this day in history.
Dec 10 Dorothy Cummings, actress (Dancing Mothers), dies at 84 in the year 1983.
Dec 10 On this day in history raul Alfonsin inaugurated as Argentina's first civilian president
Dec 11 In the year 1983 first visit to Lutheran church by a pope (John Paul II in Rome)
Dec 11 Szymon Laks, composer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Dec 12 A truck bomb explodes at the US Embassy in Kuwait on this day in history.
Dec 13 On this day in history martha Layne Collins inaugurated as Kentucky's first female governor