Historical Events In 1983
Thursday, 01 October 2020
Feb 10 On this day in history eduard Franz, actor (Zorro), dies at 80
Feb 11 "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Ricky" & "Buckingham Blues" debut LP in the year 1983.
Feb 11 On this day in history 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 In the year 1983 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 On this day in history world Boxing Council becomes 1st to cut boxing from 15 to 12 rounds
Feb 19 Alice White, actress (Employees' Entrance), dies at 78 of a stroke on this day in history.
Feb 20 On this day in history james G Richardson, (Tim Cassidy-Sierra), dies at 37 in ski accident
Feb 20 On this day in history 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 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 In the year 1983 harold Washington wins Chicago's Democratic mayoral primary
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 In the year 1983 adrian Boult, conductor, dies
Feb 23 USFL New Jersey Generals sign Heisman winner Herschel Walker (3 years-$5 million) in the year 1983.
Feb 24 On this day in history a U.S. congressional report condemns the internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII.
Feb 24 In the year 1983 dow Jones closes above 1100 mark for first time
Feb 24 In the year 1983 herbert Norman Howells, composer, dies at 90
Feb 24 USSR performs underground nuclear test in the year 1983.
Feb 25 In the year 1983 john Cowles Sr, US publisher, dies at 84
Feb 26 Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 37 weeks on this day in history.
Feb 27 Eamonn Coghlan sets indoor mile record of 3 49.78 on this day in history.
Feb 27 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
Mar 01 On this day in history tornado tears through Louisiana, injuring 33 people
Mar 02 Compact Disc recordings developed by Phillips &Sony introduced on this day in history.
Mar 02 On this day in history final episode of MASH; 125,000,000 viewers
Mar 02 In the year 1983 uSSR performs underground nuclear test
Mar 03 In the year 1983 arthur Koestler, Hung/Brit writer (Dialogue With Death), dies at 77