Historical Events In 1983
Wednesday, 10 August 2022
Feb 10 In the year 1983 eduard Franz, actor (Zorro), dies at 80
Feb 11 "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Ricky" & "Buckingham Blues" debut LP in the year 1983.
Feb 11 4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18"(46 cm)) in the year 1983.
Feb 12 Eubie Blake, ragtime-composer/pianist (Memories of You), dies at 100 on this day in history.
Feb 13 On this day in history australia beats New Zealand 2-0 to win World Series Cup
Feb 13 On this day in history marian Nixon, actress (Dr Bull, Sweepstakes), dies of cancer at 78
Feb 13 World Boxing Council becomes 1st to cut boxing from 15 to 12 rounds in the year 1983.
Feb 19 In the year 1983 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 in the year 1983.
Feb 20 In the year 1983 japan launches Tenma satellite to study x-rays (450/570 km)
Feb 21 Donald Davis runs 1 mile backwards in 6 minutes 7.1 seconds on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history 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 In the year 1983 harold Washington wins Chicago's Democratic mayoral primary
Feb 22 In the year 1983 hindus kill 3000 Moslems in Assam, India
Feb 23 In the year 1983 25th Grammy Awards Rosanna, Toto IV, Men at Work win
Feb 23 On this day in history adrian Boult, conductor, dies
Feb 23 USFL New Jersey Generals sign Heisman winner Herschel Walker (3 years-$5 million) on this day in history.
Feb 24 A U.S. congressional report condemns the internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII on this day in history.
Feb 24 On this day in history dow Jones closes above 1100 mark for first time
Feb 24 Herbert Norman Howells, composer, dies at 90 on this day in history.
Feb 24 USSR performs underground nuclear test in the year 1983.
Feb 25 John Cowles Sr, US publisher, dies at 84 on this day in history.
Feb 26 Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 37 weeks in the year 1983.
Feb 27 Eamonn Coghlan sets indoor mile record of 3 49.78 on this day in history.
Feb 27 Jan Stephenson wins Tucson Conquistadores LPGA Golf Tournament on this day in history.
Feb 28 In the year 1983 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 Tamara McKinney becomes first US woman skier to win the World Cup in the year 1983.
Mar 01 On this day in history tornado tears through Louisiana, injuring 33 people
Mar 02 On this day in history compact Disc recordings developed by Phillips &Sony introduced
Mar 02 In the year 1983 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.