Historical Events In 1983
Friday, 24 September 2021
Sep 22 On this day in history nASA launches Galaxy-B
Sep 22 On this day in history zhu Jianhau (China) sets high jump record at 7'9 3/4"
Sep 23 Columbia moves to Vandenberg AFB for mating in preparation of STS-9 in the year 1983.
Sep 24 Isobel Baillie, oratorio singer, dies in the year 1983.
Sep 25 Leopold III, king of Belgium (1934-51), dies in the year 1983.
Sep 26 In the year 1983 australia II wins America's Cup yacht race (1st non-US winner)
Sep 26 In the year 1983 cosmonauts Titov & Strekalov are saved from exploding Soyuz T-10
Sep 26 On this day in history tino Rossi, French singer, dies
Sep 27 Tino Rossi, singer/actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76 in the year 1983.
Sep 28 In the year 1983 sTS-9 vehicle moves to launch pad
Sep 30 In the year 1983 freddy Martin, orch leader (started Merv Griffin), dies at 76
Oct 02 In the year 1983 gerald Strang, Canadian composer, dies at 75
Oct 03 John K M McCaffery, TV host (One Minute Please), dies at 69 in the year 1983.
Oct 04 In the year 1983 richard Noble reaches record 1019 kph in jet-powered car
Oct 05 Lech Walesa wins the Nobel Peace Prize in the year 1983.
Oct 06 Terence Cooke, cardinal/archbishop of NY, dies at 62 on this day in history.
Oct 08 Joan Hackett, actress (Group, Flicks, Rivals), dies of cancer at 49 on this day in history.
Oct 09 In the year 1983 4 South Korean cabinet ministers assassinated in Rangoon Burma
Oct 09 In the year 1983 sun Suk Joon, South Korean vice premier, murdered
Oct 10 Israel's Knesset votes 60-53 to endorse Yitzhak Shamir as PM in the year 1983.
Oct 10 Sir Ralph [David] Richardson, English actor (Richard III), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Oct 11 Last hand-cranked telephones US went out of service as 440 telephone customers in Bryant Pond, Maine, were switched over to direct-dial on this day in history.
Oct 12 On this day in history jiri Lederer, Czechoslovakia journalist/dissident, dies at 61
Oct 14 In the year 1983 paul Fix, actor (Rifleman), dies at 82 of kidney failure
Oct 14 On this day in history uS Marine peacekeeper Sgt Allen Soifert killed by sniper in Beirut
Oct 15 On this day in history black Hawks & Maple Leafs combine for fastest 5 goals (84 seconds)
Oct 15 Pat O'Brien, actor (Some like it hot), dies of heart attack at 83 in the year 1983.
Oct 15 On this day in history uS Marine sharpshooters kill 5 snipers at Beirut Intl Airport
Oct 16 George Liberace, violinist (Liberace Show), dies at 72 on this day in history.
Oct 17 On this day in history raymond Aron, French sociologist/political scientist, dies at 78
Oct 18 Vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (55 Tests for India), dies on this day in history.
Oct 19 In the year 1983 albert Carel Willink, painter (surrealism), dies at 83
Oct 20 In the year 1983 iBM-PC DOS Version 2.1 released
Oct 20 Merle Travis, country singer, dies at 75 on this day in history.