Historical Events In 1983
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
Jan 23 Cerebral Palsy telethon raises $14,700,000 in the year 1983.
Jan 23 Russian radioactive satellite falls into Indian Ocean on this day in history.
Jan 24 George Cukor, director, dies of stroke & heart attack at 83 in the year 1983.
Jan 24 In the year 1983 hulk Hogan pins the Iron Sheik for World Wrestling Federation title
Jan 24 On this day in history oaxaca, Mexico a 7.0 earthquake occured. Damage in the Juchitan area and slight damage in the Mexico City area. Felt strongly in southeastern Mexico.
Jan 25 In the year 1983 china's supreme court commutes Chiang Ch'ing's death sentence to life
Jan 25 Infrared telescope satellite launched into polar orbit in the year 1983.
Jan 25 Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie arrested in Bolivia on this day in history.
Jan 26 Dutch/British infrared satellite IRAS launched from California in the year 1983.
Jan 26 Paul "Bear" Bryant, college football coach (Alabama), dies at 69 on this day in history.
Jan 27 Louis De Funes, actor/writer (Mad Adv of Rabbi Jacobs), dies at 68 in the year 1983.
Jan 27 World's longest subaqueous tunnel (53.90 km) opens, Honshu-Hokkaid in the year 1983.
Jan 28 Billy Fury, actor (That'll Be the Day), dies at 42 of heart failure on this day in history.
Jan 29 On this day in history "Down Under" by Men At Work hit #1 on UK pop chart
Jan 29 In the year 1983 40th Golden Globes Gandhi, ET &Tootsie win
Jan 30 Hilbert van Thumb becomes European skating champ on this day in history.
Jan 30 Joan Valerie, actress (Pier 13), dies of pneumonia on this day in history.
Feb 01 On this day in history new channels first available on cable as pay TV launched in Canada; First Choice, Superchannel and C-Channel allyou got to do is PAY
Feb 01 In the year 1983 tullio Campagnolo, Italian bicycle manufacturer, dies
Feb 01 In the year 1983 uSSR performs underground nuclear test
Feb 02 In the year 1983 bryan Valentine, cricketer (7 Tests for England, 454 runs), dies
Feb 02 On this day in history chicago Archbishop Joseph L Bernardin is among 18 new cardinals invested
Feb 03 US female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners on this day in history.
Feb 04 Jim Ameche, actor (Festival of Stars), dies at 68 on this day in history.
Feb 04 In the year 1983 josé Happart becomes mayor of Voeren Belgium
Feb 04 In the year 1983 pop singer-drummer Karen Carpenter dies in Downey, California, at age 32.
Feb 04 In the year 1983 uS male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton
Feb 05 Derk Roemers, Dutch union leader/politician (soc dem), dies at 67 on this day in history.
Feb 05 On this day in history former Nazi Gestapo official Klaus Barbie brought to trial
Feb 08 In the year 1983 champion thoroughbred Shergar kidnapped in Ireland; never found Lloyds of London pays $10.6 million insurance
Feb 08 On this day in history eric Peters sets transatlantic sailboat record (E-W)-46 days
Feb 09 Belgium buys 44 F-16s in the year 1983.
Feb 10 In the year 1983 anglican synod vote 338-100 against unilateral UK nuclear disarmament
Feb 10 On this day in history canada signs agreement allowing US testing of military equipment in Canada, including cruise missiles