Historical Events In 1983
Tuesday, 11 August 2020
Jan 01 World Communications Year begins on this day in history.
Jan 02 In the year 1983 "Sophisticated Ladies" closes at Lunt-Fontanne New York City NY after 767 performances
Jan 02 Bernard George Stevens, composer, dies at 66 on this day in history.
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 Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau starts 18-day mission to Hong Kong, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, Philippines on this day in history.
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 In the year 1983 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 on this day in history.
Jan 07 August Cool, Belgian trade union leader, dies at 79 in the year 1983.
Jan 07 Reagan ends US arms embargo against Guatemala in the year 1983.
Jan 09 On this day in history british PM Margaret Thatcher visits the Falkland Islands
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 On this day in history arthur Space, actor (Doc Weaver-Lassie), dies of cancer at 74
Jan 15 Dutch political party DS'70 disbands on this day in history.
Jan 15 Hartford Whalers smallest crowd 4,812 (beat Devils) during blizzard on this day in history.
Jan 15 On this day in history javed Miandad & Mudassar Nazar make 451 stand vs India
Jan 15 Meyer Lansky, reputed mobster, dies in Miami Beach Fla at 80 in the year 1983.
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 in the year 1983.
Jan 17 Alabama Governor George C Wallace, becomes governor for record 4th time in the year 1983.
Jan 17 On this day in history doodles Weaver, actor/comedian (Ring of Fire), shoots himself at 71
Jan 17 In the year 1983 nigeria expels 2 million illegal aliens, mostly Ghanaians
Jan 18 In the year 1983 iOC restores Jim Thorpe's Olympic medals 70 years after they were taken from him for being paid $25 in semipro baseball
Jan 19 Klaus Barbie, SS chief of Lyon in Nazi-France, arrested in Bolivia on this day in history.
Jan 21 Bollingen Prize for poetry awarded to Anthony E Hecht in the year 1983.
Jan 21 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 in the year 1983.
Jan 21 Reagan certifies El Salvador human-rights abuses have decreased making country eligible for US military aid in the year 1983.
Jan 22 Fred Bakewell, cricketer (dashing England bat of 30s, 6 Tests), dies on this day in history.
Jan 23 "A-Team" with Mr T premieres on NBC on this day in history.
Jan 23 In the year 1983 björn Borg announces his retirement from tennis