Historical Events In 1983
Saturday, 13 August 2022
Sep 22 NASA launches Galaxy-B in the year 1983.
Sep 22 On this day in history zhu Jianhau (China) sets high jump record at 7'9 3/4"
Sep 23 In the year 1983 columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating in preparation of STS-9
Sep 24 Isobel Baillie, oratorio singer, dies in the year 1983.
Sep 25 On this day in history leopold III, king of Belgium (1934-51), dies
Sep 26 Australia II wins America's Cup yacht race (1st non-US winner) on this day in history.
Sep 26 Cosmonauts Titov & Strekalov are saved from exploding Soyuz T-10 on this day in history.
Sep 26 Tino Rossi, French singer, dies in the year 1983.
Sep 27 Tino Rossi, singer/actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76 on this day in history.
Sep 28 STS-9 vehicle moves to launch pad in the year 1983.
Sep 30 On this day in history freddy Martin, orch leader (started Merv Griffin), dies at 76
Oct 02 On this day in history gerald Strang, Canadian composer, dies at 75
Oct 03 In the year 1983 john K M McCaffery, TV host (One Minute Please), dies at 69
Oct 04 On this day in history richard Noble reaches record 1019 kph in jet-powered car
Oct 05 In the year 1983 lech Walesa wins the Nobel Peace Prize
Oct 06 In the year 1983 terence Cooke, cardinal/archbishop of NY, dies at 62
Oct 08 Joan Hackett, actress (Group, Flicks, Rivals), dies of cancer at 49 on this day in history.
Oct 09 4 South Korean cabinet ministers assassinated in Rangoon Burma on this day in history.
Oct 09 On this day in history sun Suk Joon, South Korean vice premier, murdered
Oct 10 In the year 1983 israel's Knesset votes 60-53 to endorse Yitzhak Shamir as PM
Oct 10 On this day in history sir Ralph [David] Richardson, English actor (Richard III), dies at 80
Oct 11 In the year 1983 last hand-cranked telephones US went out of service as 440 telephone customers in Bryant Pond, Maine, were switched over to direct-dial
Oct 12 Jiri Lederer, Czechoslovakia journalist/dissident, dies at 61 on this day in history.
Oct 14 On this day in history paul Fix, actor (Rifleman), dies at 82 of kidney failure
Oct 14 US Marine peacekeeper Sgt Allen Soifert killed by sniper in Beirut on this day in history.
Oct 15 On this day in history black Hawks & Maple Leafs combine for fastest 5 goals (84 seconds)
Oct 15 In the year 1983 pat O'Brien, actor (Some like it hot), dies of heart attack at 83
Oct 15 On this day in history uS Marine sharpshooters kill 5 snipers at Beirut Intl Airport
Oct 16 On this day in history george Liberace, violinist (Liberace Show), dies at 72
Oct 17 In the year 1983 raymond Aron, French sociologist/political scientist, dies at 78
Oct 18 On this day in history vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (55 Tests for India), dies
Oct 19 On this day in history albert Carel Willink, painter (surrealism), dies at 83
Oct 20 On this day in history iBM-PC DOS Version 2.1 released
Oct 20 Merle Travis, country singer, dies at 75 on this day in history.