Historical Events In 1983
Saturday, 15 May 2021
Feb 10 In the year 1983 eduard Franz, actor (Zorro), dies at 80
Feb 11 In the year 1983 "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Ricky" & "Buckingham Blues" debut LP
Feb 11 4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18"(46 cm)) in the year 1983.
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 Marian Nixon, actress (Dr Bull, Sweepstakes), dies of cancer at 78 in the year 1983.
Feb 13 World Boxing Council becomes 1st to cut boxing from 15 to 12 rounds in the year 1983.
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) in the year 1983.
Feb 21 On this day in history donald Davis runs 1 mile backwards in 6 minutes 7.1 seconds
Feb 21 NBA San Diego Clippers begin a 29 game road losing streak on this day in history.
Feb 22 On this day in history christina E "Christine" Auwen, singer/wife of John Kelly, dies at 75
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 25th Grammy Awards Rosanna, Toto IV, Men at Work win on this day in history.
Feb 23 On this day in history adrian Boult, conductor, dies
Feb 23 In the year 1983 uSFL New Jersey Generals sign Heisman winner Herschel Walker (3 years-$5 million)
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 Herbert Norman Howells, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.
Feb 24 In the year 1983 uSSR performs underground nuclear test
Feb 25 On this day in history john Cowles Sr, US publisher, dies at 84
Feb 26 In the year 1983 michael Jackson's "Thriller" album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 37 weeks
Feb 27 Eamonn Coghlan sets indoor mile record of 3 49.78 in the year 1983.
Feb 27 In the year 1983 jan Stephenson wins Tucson Conquistadores LPGA Golf Tournament
Feb 28 Final TV episode of "MASH" airs (CBS); record 125 million watch in the year 1983.
Feb 28 Statistics Canada reports Canadian Gross National Product fell 4.8% in 1982; sharpest decline since 1933 in the year 1983.
Mar 01 On this day in history tamara McKinney becomes first US woman skier to win the World Cup
Mar 01 Tornado tears through Louisiana, injuring 33 people in the year 1983.
Mar 02 In the year 1983 compact Disc recordings developed by Phillips &Sony introduced
Mar 02 On this day in history final episode of MASH; 125,000,000 viewers
Mar 02 USSR performs underground nuclear test in the year 1983.
Mar 03 Arthur Koestler, Hung/Brit writer (Dialogue With Death), dies at 77 in the year 1983.