Historical Events In 1983
Thursday, 09 July 2020
Feb 10 In the year 1983 eduard Franz, actor (Zorro), dies at 80
Feb 11 "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Ricky" & "Buckingham Blues" debut LP on this day in history.
Feb 11 4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18"(46 cm)) on this day in history.
Feb 12 On this day in history eubie Blake, ragtime-composer/pianist (Memories of You), dies at 100
Feb 13 In the year 1983 australia beats New Zealand 2-0 to win World Series Cup
Feb 13 In the year 1983 marian Nixon, actress (Dr Bull, Sweepstakes), dies of cancer at 78
Feb 13 In the year 1983 world Boxing Council becomes 1st to cut boxing from 15 to 12 rounds
Feb 19 On this day in history alice White, actress (Employees' Entrance), dies at 78 of a stroke
Feb 20 James G Richardson, (Tim Cassidy-Sierra), dies at 37 in ski accident on this day in history.
Feb 20 Japan launches Tenma satellite to study x-rays (450/570 km) on this day in history.
Feb 21 Donald Davis runs 1 mile backwards in 6 minutes 7.1 seconds on this day in history.
Feb 21 In the year 1983 nBA San Diego Clippers begin a 29 game road losing streak
Feb 22 Christina E "Christine" Auwen, singer/wife of John Kelly, dies at 75 in the year 1983.
Feb 22 Harold Washington wins Chicago's Democratic mayoral primary on this day in history.
Feb 22 Hindus kill 3000 Moslems in Assam, India in the year 1983.
Feb 23 In the year 1983 25th Grammy Awards Rosanna, Toto IV, Men at Work win
Feb 23 Adrian Boult, conductor, dies in the year 1983.
Feb 23 USFL New Jersey Generals sign Heisman winner Herschel Walker (3 years-$5 million) in the year 1983.
Feb 24 In the year 1983 a U.S. congressional report condemns the internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII.
Feb 24 Dow Jones closes above 1100 mark for first time in the year 1983.
Feb 24 In the year 1983 herbert Norman Howells, composer, dies at 90
Feb 24 In the year 1983 uSSR performs underground nuclear test
Feb 25 John Cowles Sr, US publisher, dies at 84 in the year 1983.
Feb 26 Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 37 weeks on this day in history.
Feb 27 On this day in history eamonn Coghlan sets indoor mile record of 3 49.78
Feb 27 Jan Stephenson wins Tucson Conquistadores LPGA Golf Tournament on this day in history.
Feb 28 On this day in history final TV episode of "MASH" airs (CBS); record 125 million watch
Feb 28 In the year 1983 statistics Canada reports Canadian Gross National Product fell 4.8% in 1982; sharpest decline since 1933
Mar 01 On this day in history tamara McKinney becomes first US woman skier to win the World Cup
Mar 01 In the year 1983 tornado tears through Louisiana, injuring 33 people
Mar 02 Compact Disc recordings developed by Phillips &Sony introduced on this day in history.
Mar 02 Final episode of MASH; 125,000,000 viewers on this day in history.
Mar 02 USSR performs underground nuclear test in the year 1983.
Mar 03 On this day in history arthur Koestler, Hung/Brit writer (Dialogue With Death), dies at 77