Historical Events In 1983
Saturday, 04 July 2020
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 On this day in history george Cukor, director, dies of stroke & heart attack at 83
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 on this day in history.
Jan 25 Infrared telescope satellite launched into polar orbit in the year 1983.
Jan 25 In the year 1983 nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie arrested in Bolivia
Jan 26 In the year 1983 dutch/British infrared satellite IRAS launched from California
Jan 26 Paul "Bear" Bryant, college football coach (Alabama), dies at 69 in the year 1983.
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 on this day in history.
Jan 28 In the year 1983 billy Fury, actor (That'll Be the Day), dies at 42 of heart failure
Jan 29 "Down Under" by Men At Work hit #1 on UK pop chart in the year 1983.
Jan 29 In the year 1983 40th Golden Globes Gandhi, ET &Tootsie win
Jan 30 On this day in history hilbert van Thumb becomes European skating champ
Jan 30 In the year 1983 joan Valerie, actress (Pier 13), dies of pneumonia
Feb 01 In the year 1983 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 Bryan Valentine, cricketer (7 Tests for England, 454 runs), dies on this day in history.
Feb 02 Chicago Archbishop Joseph L Bernardin is among 18 new cardinals invested on this day in history.
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 On this day in history pop singer-drummer Karen Carpenter dies in Downey, California, at age 32.
Feb 04 On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton
Feb 05 Derk Roemers, Dutch union leader/politician (soc dem), dies at 67 in the year 1983.
Feb 05 Former Nazi Gestapo official Klaus Barbie brought to trial in the year 1983.
Feb 08 On this day in history champion thoroughbred Shergar kidnapped in Ireland; never found Lloyds of London pays $10.6 million insurance
Feb 08 Eric Peters sets transatlantic sailboat record (E-W)-46 days on this day in history.
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 Canada signs agreement allowing US testing of military equipment in Canada, including cruise missiles in the year 1983.