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Historical Events In 1983

Wednesday, 24 February 2021

Feb 10   Eduard Franz, actor (Zorro), dies at 80 in the year 1983.  

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)) in the year 1983.  

Feb 12   Eubie Blake, ragtime-composer/pianist (Memories of You), dies at 100 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   Australia beats New Zealand 2-0 to win World Series Cup in the year 1983.  

Feb 13   Marian Nixon, actress (Dr Bull, Sweepstakes), dies of cancer at 78 on this day in history.  

Feb 13   World Boxing Council becomes 1st to cut boxing from 15 to 12 rounds on this day in history.  

Feb 19   Alice White, actress (Employees' Entrance), dies at 78 of a stroke in the year 1983.  

Feb 20   James G Richardson, (Tim Cassidy-Sierra), dies at 37 in ski accident in the year 1983.  

Feb 20   Japan launches Tenma satellite to study x-rays (450/570 km) in the year 1983.  

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

Feb 22   In the year 1983 hindus kill 3000 Moslems in Assam, India  

Feb 23   25th Grammy Awards Rosanna, Toto IV, Men at Work win on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history 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   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   On this day in history statistics Canada reports Canadian Gross National Product fell 4.8% in 1982; sharpest decline since 1933  

Mar 01   In the year 1983 tamara McKinney becomes first US woman skier to win the World Cup  

Mar 01   On this day in history tornado tears through Louisiana, injuring 33 people  

Mar 02   Compact Disc recordings developed by Phillips &Sony introduced in the year 1983.  

Mar 02   Final episode of MASH; 125,000,000 viewers in the year 1983.  

Mar 02   On this day in history uSSR performs underground nuclear test  

Mar 03   In the year 1983 arthur Koestler, Hung/Brit writer (Dialogue With Death), dies at 77  

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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   On this day in history birth of tatjana H├╝fner, German luger  

Apr 30   In the year 1983 birth of troy Williamson, American football player  

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   In the year 1983 birth of mark Lowe, American baseball player  

Jun 14   John Stocco, American football player was born on this day in history.  

Jun 14   On this day in history birth of louis Garrel, French actor  

Famous Deaths In 1983

Famous People Died In This Year In History

Jan 02   On this day in history bernard George Stevens, composer, dies at 66  

Jan 07   On this day in history august Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79  

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 in the year 1983.  

Jan 13   In the year 1983 arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74  

Jan 15   On this day in history meyer Lansky, reputed mobster, dies in Miami Beach Fla at 80  

Jan 17   In the year 1983 death of doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71  

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