Historical Events In 1983
Sunday, 28 February 2021
May 19 Jean Rey, Belgian minister, dies in the year 1983.
May 19 In the year 1983 nASA launches Intelsat V
May 19 In the year 1983 weird Al Yankovic gives live performance at Wax Museum in Washington DC
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 Challenger moves to Vandenberg Air Force Base, for mating for STS-7 mission on this day in history.
May 21 David Bowie's "Let's Dance" single goes #1 in the year 1983.
May 21 In the year 1983 finn Einar Mortensen, composer, dies at 61
May 23 Albert Claude, Belgian biologist (Nobel 1974), dies at 84 in the year 1983.
May 23 In the year 1983 radio Moscow announcer Vladimir Danchev praises Afghánistán Muslims standing up to Russia; he is removed from the air
May 24 Fred Sinowatz succeeds Bruno Kreisky as chancellor of Austria on this day in history.
May 24 In the year 1983 supreme Court rules government can deny tax breaks to schools that racially discriminated against students
May 24 The Brooklyn Bridge, linking the New York boroughs of Brooklyn and Manhattan, opens to traffic on this day in history.
May 25 On this day in history "Return of the Jedi" (Star Wars 3) released
May 25 Fire in Nassermeer Egypt kills 357 on this day in history.
May 25 First National Missing Children's Day is proclaimed in the year 1983.
May 25 On this day in history france performs nuclear test
May 25 On this day in history sydney Box, academy award producer, dies at 76
May 26 On this day in history challenger moves to launch pad for STS-7
May 26 NASA launches Exosat in the year 1983.
May 26 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
May 27 On this day in history arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk, composer, dies at 67
May 27 In the year 1983 former EPA official Rita Lavelle indicted for contempt of Congress
May 28 On this day in history "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 In the year 1983 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 in the year 1983.
Jun 01 Anna Seghers, writer, dies at 82 on this day in history.
Jun 02 Stan Rogers, musician, dies in aircraft fire on this day in history.
Jun 02 In the year 1983 toilet catches fire on Air Canada's DC-9, 23 die at Cincinatti
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 A Gilmore &P Kilmartin discovers asteroid #3152 in the year 1983.