Historical Events In 1983
Thursday, 02 July 2020
May 19 Jean Rey, Belgian minister, dies in the year 1983.
May 19 NASA launches Intelsat V on this day in history.
May 19 Weird Al Yankovic gives live performance at Wax Museum in Washington DC in the year 1983.
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 in the year 1983.
May 21 Challenger moves to Vandenberg Air Force Base, for mating for STS-7 mission in the year 1983.
May 21 In the year 1983 david Bowie's "Let's Dance" single goes #1
May 21 Finn Einar Mortensen, composer, dies at 61 on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
May 24 On this day in history fred Sinowatz succeeds Bruno Kreisky as chancellor of Austria
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 "Return of the Jedi" (Star Wars 3) released in the year 1983.
May 25 Fire in Nassermeer Egypt kills 357 in the year 1983.
May 25 In the year 1983 first National Missing Children's Day is proclaimed
May 25 On this day in history france performs nuclear test
May 25 Sydney Box, academy award producer, dies at 76 in the year 1983.
May 26 Challenger moves to launch pad for STS-7 in the year 1983.
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 On this day in history arnoldus Christian Vlok van Wyk, composer, dies at 67
May 27 Former EPA official Rita Lavelle indicted for contempt of Congress in the year 1983.
May 28 "Ricky" by Weird Al Yankovic hits #63 on this day in history.
May 28 In the year 1983 hamburger ZV wins 28th Europe Cup 1 in Athens
May 30 Alfred M Gruenther, US general/NATO-commander (1953-56), dies at 84 in the year 1983.
May 30 In the year 1983 surrey all out for 14 vs Essex, their lowest score ever
Jun 01 In the year 1983 anna Seghers, writer, dies at 82
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 On this day in history yannich Noah becomes first Frenchman to win French Open since WW II
Jun 07 A Gilmore &P Kilmartin discovers asteroid #3152 on this day in history.