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Historical Events In 1983

Tuesday, 18 May 2021

May 19   On this day in history jean Rey, Belgian minister, dies  

May 19   NASA launches Intelsat V in the year 1983.  

May 19   Weird Al Yankovic gives live performance at Wax Museum in Washington DC on this day in history.  

May 20   In the year 1983 larry Holmes beats Tim Witherspoon in 12 for heavyweight boxing title  

May 20   Michael Dokes & Mike Weaver fight to a draw in 15 for heavyweight boxing title in the year 1983.  

May 21   "Bang The Drum All Day" by Todd Rundgren hits #63 on this day in history.  

May 21   On this day in history challenger moves to Vandenberg Air Force Base, for mating for STS-7 mission  

May 21   On this day in history david Bowie's "Let's Dance" single goes #1  

May 21   Finn Einar Mortensen, composer, dies at 61 in the year 1983.  

May 23   In the year 1983 albert Claude, Belgian biologist (Nobel 1974), dies at 84  

May 23   Radio Moscow announcer Vladimir Danchev praises Afghánistán Muslims standing up to Russia; he is removed from the air in the year 1983.  

May 24   In the year 1983 fred Sinowatz succeeds Bruno Kreisky as chancellor of Austria  

May 24   Supreme Court rules government can deny tax breaks to schools that racially discriminated against students in the year 1983.  

May 24   The Brooklyn Bridge, linking the New York boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan, opens to traffic in the year 1983.  

May 25   "Return of the Jedi" (Star Wars 3) released in the year 1983.  

May 25   Fire in Nassermeer Egypt kills 357 on this day in history.  

May 25   First National Missing Children's Day is proclaimed on this day in history.  

May 25   In the year 1983 france performs nuclear test  

May 25   Sydney Box, academy award producer, dies at 76 on this day in history.  

May 26   Challenger moves to launch pad for STS-7 on this day in history.  

May 26   On this day in history nASA launches Exosat  

May 26   US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site in the year 1983.  

May 27   Arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk, composer, dies at 67 in the year 1983.  

May 27   In the year 1983 former EPA official Rita Lavelle indicted for contempt of Congress  

May 28   In the year 1983 "Ricky" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #63  

May 28   Hamburger ZV wins 28th Europe Cup 1 in Athens on this day in history.  

May 30   On this day in history alfred M Gruenther, US general/NATO-commander (1953-56), dies at 84  

May 30   Surrey all out for 14 vs Essex, their lowest score ever on this day in history.  

Jun 01   Anna Seghers, writer, dies at 82 on this day in history.  

Jun 02   In the year 1983 stan Rogers, musician, dies in aircraft fire  

Jun 02   Toilet catches fire on Air Canada's DC-9, 23 die at Cincinatti on this day in history.  

Jun 03   On this day in history miroslav "Standa" Bares, actress (Te Gkek Om Los te Lopen), dies at 60  

Jun 05   Yannich Noah becomes first Frenchman to win French Open since WW II on this day in history.  

Jun 07   On this day in history a Gilmore &P Kilmartin discovers asteroid #3152  

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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   Tatjana H├╝fner, German luger was born on this day in history.  

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   On this day in history birth of mark Lowe, American baseball player  

Jun 14   On this day in history birth of john Stocco, American football player  

Jun 14   Louis Garrel, French actor was born on this day in history.  

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   Gale Page, actress (4 Daughters, Knute Rockney), dies of cancer at 72 in the year 1983.  

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

Jan 15   In the year 1983 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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