Historical Events In 1983
Saturday, 17 April 2021
Jan 01 In the year 1983 world Communications Year begins
Jan 02 On this day in history "Sophisticated Ladies" closes at Lunt-Fontanne New York City NY after 767 performances
Jan 02 Bernard George Stevens, composer, dies at 66 in the year 1983.
Jan 02 On this day in history don Muraco beats Pedro Morales to become WWF Intercontinental Champ
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 on this day in history.
Jan 02 On this day in history prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau starts 18-day mission to Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Philippines
Jan 02 In the year 1983 the musical Annie, based on the comic strip Little Orphan Annie, ends its Broadway run after 2,377 performances.
Jan 04 On this day in history 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.
Jan 05 Roman Catholic Bishops of Canada release New Year's message attacking government economic policy in the year 1983.
Jan 07 August Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79 in the year 1983.
Jan 07 Reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala on this day in history.
Jan 09 British PM Margaret Thatcher visits the Falkland Islands on this day in history.
Jan 10 In the year 1983 in Los Angeles, the Fraggle Rock children's show debuts on HBO; partly produced in Toronto by Jim Henson
Jan 11 In the year 1983 billy Martin named New York Yankee manager for 3rd time
Jan 11 Nikolaj V Podgorny, president USSR, dies at 79 in the year 1983.
Jan 13 Arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74 in the year 1983.
Jan 15 On this day in history dutch political party DS'70 disbands
Jan 15 Hartford Whalers smallest crowd 4,812 (beat Devils) during blizzard on this day in history.
Jan 15 Javed Miandad & Mudassar Nazar make 451 stand vs India on this day in history.
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 10th American Music Award Kenny Rogers on this day in history.
Jan 17 Alabama Governor George C Wallace, becomes governor for record 4th time on this day in history.
Jan 17 Doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71 in the year 1983.
Jan 17 Nigeria expels 2 million illegal aliens, mostly Ghanaians in the year 1983.
Jan 18 On this day in history iOC restores Jim Thorpe's Olympic medals 70 years after they were taken from him for being paid $25 in semipro baseball
Jan 19 On this day in history klaus Barbie, SS chief of Lyon in Nazi-France, arrested in Bolivia
Jan 21 In the year 1983 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 On this day in history reagan certifies El Salvador human-rights abuses have decreased making country eligible for US military aid
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 on this day in history.
Jan 23 Björn Borg announces his retirement from tennis on this day in history.