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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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1983

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 28   Roger Johnson, English footballer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Tatjana H├╝fner, German luger was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   Troy Williamson, American football player was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of yamini, Tamil Singer  

May 22   John Hopkins, Anglo-American motorcycling racer was born in the year 1983.  

Jun 07   On this day in history birth of mark Lowe, American baseball player  

Jun 14   On this day in history birth of john Stocco, American football player  

Jun 14   Louis Garrel, French actor was born in the year 1983.  

Famous Deaths In 1983

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   Bernard George Stevens, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1983.  

Jan 07   In the year 1983 august Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79  

Jan 08   Gale Page, actress (4 Daughters, Knute Rockney), dies of cancer at 72 in the year 1983.  

Jan 11   In the year 1983 nikolaj V Podgorny, president USSR, dies at 79  

Jan 12   Rebop Kwaku Baah, Nigerian percussionist (b. 1944) died in the year 1983.  

Jan 13   On this day in history arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74  

Jan 15   Meyer Lansky, reputed mobster, dies in Miami Beach Fla at 80 on this day in history.  

Jan 17   Doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71 died in the year 1983.  

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