Historical Events In 1983
Saturday, 15 May 2021
Apr 15 In the year 1983 rodolfo Hoyos actor (Luis-Viva Valdez), dies at 68
Apr 15 Tokyo Disneyland opens in the year 1983.
Apr 16 Steve Garvey sets NL record by playing in 1,118 consecutive games on this day in history.
Apr 17 Felix Pappalardi, rocker (Cream, Mountain), dies on this day in history.
Apr 17 On this day in history first National Coin Week begins
Apr 17 In the year 1983 in Warsaw, police route 1,000 Solidarity supporters
Apr 17 India entered space age launching SLV-3 rocket in the year 1983.
Apr 17 India launched its first satellite in the year 1983.
Apr 17 Nolan Ryan strikes out his 3,500th batter on this day in history.
Apr 17 On this day in history wayne Gretsky scores 7 points in a playoff game
Apr 18 In the year 1983 a lone suicide bomber kills 63, at the US Embassy in Lebanon
Apr 18 In the year 1983 alan Melville, cricketer (11 Tests for South Africa, 894 runs), dies
Apr 18 In the year 1983 joan Benoit set a women's record for the Boston Marathon
Apr 18 In the year 1983 kMO-AM in Tacoma Wash changes call letters to KAMT (now KKMO)
Apr 18 On this day in history n G Thomas discovers asteroid #2933 Amber, #3151 Talbot & #3561 Devine
Apr 19 On this day in history jerzy Andrzejewski, writer (Ashes & Diamonds), dies at 73
Apr 19 Lorene Scott actress (Faraway Hill), dies at 74 in the year 1983.
Apr 20 Jerzy Andrezjewski, writer, dies on this day in history.
Apr 20 On this day in history soyuz T-8 launched; mission aborted when capsule fails to dock
Apr 21 In the year 1983 soyuz T-8 is launched [04-20?]
Apr 21 Walter Slezak actor, commits suicide at his NY home at 80 in the year 1983.
Apr 22 On this day in history earl "Fatha" Hines, US, jazz pianist/conductor, dies
Apr 22 On this day in history soyuz T-8 returns to Earth
Apr 22 Stern mag announces major historical find-discovery of 60 volume personal diaries written by Adolph Hitler (turned out to be a hoax) on this day in history.
Apr 23 Buster Crabbe, 400m US swimmer (Olympics-gold-1932), dies at 73 in the year 1983.
Apr 25 On this day in history "Nightline" expands from « hour to a full hour
Apr 25 In the year 1983 yuri Andropov invites US schoolgirl Samantha Smith to USSR
Apr 26 On this day in history bronislaw Kaper composer, dies at 81
Apr 26 In the year 1983 bronislaw Kaper, composer, dies at 81
Apr 26 Dow Jones Industrial Avg breaks 1200 for first time on this day in history.
Apr 26 In the year 1983 vaughn Taylor actor (Johnny Jupiter), dies at 72
Apr 27 Nolan Ryan becomes strikeout king (3509), passing Walter Johnson on this day in history.
Apr 28 In the year 1983 ron James, cricketer (NSW's Sheffield Shield capt 1949-50), dies
Apr 29 On this day in history harold Washington sworn in as Chicago's first black mayor