Historical Events In 1983
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Sep 22 NASA launches Galaxy-B on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Sep 24 Isobel Baillie, oratorio singer, dies on this day in history.
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 In the year 1983 tino Rossi, French singer, dies
Sep 27 Tino Rossi, singer/actor (Destins, Belle Menuniere), dies at 76 in the year 1983.
Sep 28 On this day in history sTS-9 vehicle moves to launch pad
Sep 30 Freddy Martin, orch leader (started Merv Griffin), dies at 76 in the year 1983.
Oct 02 On this day in history gerald Strang, Canadian composer, dies at 75
Oct 03 On this day in history john K M McCaffery, TV host (One Minute Please), dies at 69
Oct 04 In the year 1983 richard Noble reaches record 1019 kph in jet-powered car
Oct 05 On this day in history lech Walesa wins the Nobel Peace Prize
Oct 06 In the year 1983 terence Cooke, cardinal/archbishop of NY, dies at 62
Oct 08 On this day in history 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 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 on this day in history.
Oct 10 Sir Ralph [David] Richardson, English actor (Richard III), dies at 80 in the year 1983.
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 Jiri Lederer, Czechoslovakia journalist/dissident, dies at 61 in the year 1983.
Oct 14 Paul Fix, actor (Rifleman), dies at 82 of kidney failure on this day in history.
Oct 14 In the year 1983 uS Marine peacekeeper Sgt Allen Soifert killed by sniper in Beirut
Oct 15 Black Hawks & Maple Leafs combine for fastest 5 goals (84 seconds) on this day in history.
Oct 15 Pat O'Brien, actor (Some like it hot), dies of heart attack at 83 on this day in history.
Oct 15 US Marine sharpshooters kill 5 snipers at Beirut Intl Airport in the year 1983.
Oct 16 George Liberace, violinist (Liberace Show), dies at 72 in the year 1983.
Oct 17 Raymond Aron, French sociologist/political scientist, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Oct 18 Vijay Manjrekar, cricketer (55 Tests for India), dies in the year 1983.
Oct 19 On this day in history albert Carel Willink, painter (surrealism), dies at 83
Oct 20 In the year 1983 iBM-PC DOS Version 2.1 released
Oct 20 On this day in history merle Travis, country singer, dies at 75