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Historical Events In 1983

Wednesday, 27 October 2021

Feb 10   On this day in history eduard Franz, actor (Zorro), dies at 80  

Feb 11   On this day in history "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Ricky" & "Buckingham Blues" debut LP  

Feb 11   In the year 1983 4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18"(46 cm))  

Feb 12   Eubie Blake, ragtime-composer/pianist (Memories of You), dies at 100 in the year 1983.  

Feb 13   Australia beats New Zealand 2-0 to win World Series Cup on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Marian Nixon, actress (Dr Bull, Sweepstakes), dies of cancer at 78 in the year 1983.  

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   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 in the year 1983.  

Feb 22   Christina E "Christine" Auwen, singer/wife of John Kelly, dies at 75 on this day in history.  

Feb 22   On this day in history harold Washington wins Chicago's Democratic mayoral primary  

Feb 22   On this day in history 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   Adrian Boult, conductor, dies on this day in history.  

Feb 23   On this day in history uSFL New Jersey Generals sign Heisman winner Herschel Walker (3 years-$5 million)  

Feb 24   A U.S. congressional report condemns the internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII on this day in history.  

Feb 24   In the year 1983 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   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 in the year 1983.  

Feb 27   In the year 1983 eamonn Coghlan sets indoor mile record of 3 49.78  

Feb 27   Jan Stephenson wins Tucson Conquistadores LPGA Golf Tournament in the year 1983.  

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 on this day in history.  

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   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.  

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Famous Birthdays In 1983

Famous People Born In This Year In History

Apr 28   Roger Johnson, English footballer was born on this day in history.  

Apr 30   In the year 1983 birth of tatjana H├╝fner, German luger  

Apr 30   Troy Williamson, American football player was born on this day in history.  

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

May 22   John Hopkins, Anglo-American motorcycling racer was born on this day in history.  

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

Jun 14   In the year 1983 birth of john Stocco, American football player  

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   In the year 1983 bernard George Stevens, composer, dies at 66  

Jan 07   August Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

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

Jan 11   Nikolaj V Podgorny, president USSR, dies at 79 on this day in history.  

Jan 12   Rebop Kwaku Baah, Nigerian percussionist (b. 1944) died on this day in history.  

Jan 13   Arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74 on this day in history.  

Jan 15   Meyer Lansky, reputed mobster, dies in Miami Beach Fla at 80 in the year 1983.  

Jan 17   On this day in history death of doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71  

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