Historical Events In 1983
Saturday, 28 January 2023
Jan 01 World Communications Year begins on this day in history.
Jan 02 "Sophisticated Ladies" closes at Lunt-Fontanne New York City NY after 767 performances on this day in history.
Jan 02 Bernard George Stevens, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
Jan 02 Don Muraco beats Pedro Morales to become WWF Intercontinental Champ on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1983 gary Trudeau takes a 20-month break from writing "Doonesbury"
Jan 02 Ken Anderson of Cincinnati OH completes record 20 consecutive passes in the year 1983.
Jan 02 In the year 1983 prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau starts 18-day mission to Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Philippines
Jan 02 On this day in history the musical Annie, based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie, ends its Broadway run after 2,377 performances.
Jan 04 Criminal Code changes replace rape with 3 categories of sexual assault; equal protection to men and women; women allowed to charge their husbands with sexual assault on this day in history.
Jan 05 On this day in history roman Catholic Bishops of Canada release New Year's message attacking government economic policy.
Jan 07 On this day in history august Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79
Jan 07 Reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala in the year 1983.
Jan 09 In the year 1983 british PM Margaret Thatcher visits the Falkland Islands
Jan 10 In Los Angeles, the Fraggle Rock children's show debuts on HBO; partly produced in Toronto by Jim Henson on this day in history.
Jan 11 Billy Martin named New York Yankee manager for 3rd time on this day in history.
Jan 11 In the year 1983 nikolaj V Podgorny, president USSR, dies at 79
Jan 13 Arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74 in the year 1983.
Jan 15 In the year 1983 dutch political party DS'70 disbands
Jan 15 In the year 1983 hartford Whalers smallest crowd 4,812 (beat Devils) during blizzard
Jan 15 In the year 1983 javed Miandad & Mudassar Nazar make 451 stand vs India
Jan 15 On this day in history meyer Lansky, reputed mobster, dies in Miami Beach Fla at 80
Jan 15 Thom Syles keeps a life saver intact in his mouth for over 7 hours in the year 1983.
Jan 17 In the year 1983 10th American Music Award Kenny Rogers
Jan 17 Alabama Governor George C Wallace, becomes governor for record 4th time on this day in history.
Jan 17 On this day in history doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71
Jan 17 Nigeria expels 2 million illegal aliens, mostly Ghanaians in the year 1983.
Jan 18 IOC restores Jim Thorpe's Olympic medals 70 years after they were taken from him for being paid $25 in semipro baseball on this day in history.
Jan 19 Klaus Barbie, SS chief of Lyon in Nazi-France, arrested in Bolivia on this day in history.
Jan 21 On this day in history bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Anthony E Hecht
Jan 21 In the year 1983 in Regina Saskatchewan Joanne Wilson found murdered in her garage; ex-wife of politician Colin Thatcher, son of ex-Premier Ross Thatcher, who will be found guilty of first-degree murder
Jan 21 Reagan certifies El Salvador human-rights abuses have decreased making country eligible for US military aid on this day in history.
Jan 22 On this day in history fred Bakewell, cricketer (dashing England bat of 30s, 6 Tests), dies
Jan 23 "A-Team" with Mr T premieres on NBC in the year 1983.
Jan 23 In the year 1983 björn Borg announces his retirement from tennis