Historical Events In 1983
Tuesday, 11 May 2021
Jan 23 Cerebral Palsy telethon raises $14,700,000 on this day in history.
Jan 23 On this day in history russian radioactive satellite falls into Indian Ocean
Jan 24 George Cukor, director, dies of stroke & heart attack at 83 on this day in history.
Jan 24 On this day in history hulk Hogan pins the Iron Sheik for World Wrestling Federation title
Jan 24 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 in the year 1983.
Jan 25 China's supreme court commutes Chiang Ch'ing's death sentence to life in the year 1983.
Jan 25 Infrared telescope satellite launched into polar orbit in the year 1983.
Jan 25 Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie arrested in Bolivia in the year 1983.
Jan 26 On this day in history dutch/British infrared satellite IRAS launched from California
Jan 26 In the year 1983 paul "Bear" Bryant, college football coach (Alabama), dies at 69
Jan 27 In the year 1983 louis De Funes, actor/writer (Mad Adv of Rabbi Jacobs), dies at 68
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 in the year 1983.
Jan 29 "Down Under" by Men At Work hit #1 on UK pop chart on this day in history.
Jan 29 40th Golden Globes Gandhi, ET &Tootsie win on this day in history.
Jan 30 Hilbert van Thumb becomes European skating champ on this day in history.
Jan 30 In the year 1983 joan Valerie, actress (Pier 13), dies of pneumonia
Feb 01 New channels first available on cable as pay TV launched in Canada; First Choice, Superchannel and C-Channel allyou got to do is PAY in the year 1983.
Feb 01 Tullio Campagnolo, Italian bicycle manufacturer, dies on this day in history.
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 Chicago Archbishop Joseph L Bernardin is among 18 new cardinals invested on this day in history.
Feb 03 In the year 1983 uS female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners
Feb 04 Jim Ameche, actor (Festival of Stars), dies at 68 in the year 1983.
Feb 04 José Happart becomes mayor of Voeren Belgium on this day in history.
Feb 04 In the year 1983 pop singer-drummer Karen Carpenter dies in Downey, California, at age 32.
Feb 04 US male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton in the year 1983.
Feb 05 Derk Roemers, Dutch union leader/politician (soc dem), dies at 67 in the year 1983.
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 On this day in history belgium buys 44 F-16s
Feb 10 Anglican synod vote 338-100 against unilateral UK nuclear disarmament in the year 1983.
Feb 10 Canada signs agreement allowing US testing of military equipment in Canada, including cruise missiles in the year 1983.