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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  

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Famous Birthdays In 1983

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 28   Roger Johnson, English footballer was born in the year 1983.  

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

Apr 30   On this day in history birth of troy Williamson, American football player  

Apr 30   Yamini, Tamil Singer was born on this day in history.  

May 22   On this day in history birth of john Hopkins, Anglo-American motorcycling racer  

Jun 07   Mark Lowe, American baseball player was born on this day in history.  

Jun 14   John Stocco, American football player was born on this day in history.  

Jun 14   In the year 1983 birth of louis Garrel, French actor  

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   August Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 08   Gale Page, actress (4 Daughters, Knute Rockney), dies of cancer at 72 on this day in history.  

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   In the year 1983 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 on this day in history.  

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