Historical Events In 1983
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Sep 22 NASA launches Galaxy-B on this day in history.
Sep 22 In the year 1983 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 In the year 1983 isobel Baillie, oratorio singer, dies
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) in the year 1983.
Sep 26 On this day in history cosmonauts Titov & Strekalov are saved from exploding Soyuz T-10
Sep 26 In the year 1983 tino Rossi, French singer, dies
Sep 27 On this day in history tino Rossi, singer/actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76
Sep 28 STS-9 vehicle moves to launch pad on this day in history.
Sep 30 Freddy Martin, orch leader (started Merv Griffin), dies at 76 in the year 1983.
Oct 02 Gerald Strang, Canadian composer, dies at 75 in the year 1983.
Oct 03 On this day in history john K M McCaffery, TV host (One Minute Please), dies at 69
Oct 04 Richard Noble reaches record 1019 kph in jet-powered car in the year 1983.
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 In the year 1983 joan Hackett, actress (Group, Flicks, Rivals), dies of cancer at 49
Oct 09 In the year 1983 4 South Korean cabinet ministers assassinated in Rangoon Burma
Oct 09 Sun Suk Joon, South Korean vice premier, murdered in the year 1983.
Oct 10 Israel's Knesset votes 60-53 to endorse Yitzhak Shamir as PM in the year 1983.
Oct 10 On this day in history sir Ralph [David] Richardson, English actor (Richard III), dies at 80
Oct 11 On this day in history 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 In the year 1983 jiri Lederer, Czechoslovakia journalist/dissident, dies at 61
Oct 14 Paul Fix, actor (Rifleman), dies at 82 of kidney failure in the year 1983.
Oct 14 In the year 1983 uS Marine peacekeeper Sgt Allen Soifert killed by sniper in Beirut
Oct 15 In the year 1983 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 In the year 1983 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 In the year 1983 vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (55 Tests for India), dies
Oct 19 Albert Carel Willink, painter (surrealism), dies at 83 in the year 1983.
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.