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