Historical Events In 1983
Sunday, 01 October 2023
Nov 22 On this day in history michael Conrad, actor (Hill Street Blues), dies of cancer at 58
Nov 24 On this day in history pLO exchanges 6 Israeli prisoners for 4,500 Palestinians &Lebanese
Nov 25 Soyuz T-9 returns to Earth, 149 days after take-off in the year 1983.
Nov 25 On this day in history syria &Saudi Arabia announce cease-fire in PLO civil war in Tripoli
Nov 25 In the year 1983 world's greatest robbery-œ25,000,000 of gold, Heathrow, England
Nov 26 Heathrow Airport, robbed of 6,800 gold bars worth $38.7 million in the year 1983.
Nov 27 On this day in history colombian Avianca Airlines Boeing 747 crashes in Madrid killing 185
Nov 27 Manuel Scorza, Peruvian writer, dies at about 55 on this day in history.
Nov 28 In the year 1983 9th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 6-is launched
Nov 28 On this day in history christopher George, actor (Chisum, Heist), dies of heart attack at 54
Nov 30 George Headley, cricket (10 tons in 22 Tests, 1st black WI capt), dies in the year 1983.
Nov 30 In the year 1983 radio Shack announces the Tandy Model 2000 computer (80186 chip)
Dec 01 On this day in history mirsky, mathematician, dies
Dec 01 Rita Lavelle, former head of EPA, convicted of perjury on this day in history.
Dec 02 Atholl Mckinnon, cricketer (S African lefty spinner in 8 Tests), dies in the year 1983.
Dec 04 In the year 1983 aircraft from USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67) and USS Independence (CV-62) launch strike against anti-aircraft positions in Lebanon that fired on U.S. aircraft. Two U.S. Navy planes shot down.
Dec 04 Estelle Omens, actress (Effect of Gamma Rays), dies at 55 in the year 1983.
Dec 05 12 killed by a car bomb shattering 9-story building in west Beirut in the year 1983.
Dec 05 On this day in history los Angeles Dodger pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for 1 year for cocaine use
Dec 05 In the year 1983 robert Aldrich, dir/producer (Last Sunset), dies at 65
Dec 06 In the year 1983 a bomb planted on a bus in Jerusalem explodes, kills 6 Israelis
Dec 07 2 jets collided at Madrid Airport killing 93 on this day in history.
Dec 07 In the year 1983 edgar Graham, member of N Ireland Assembly, shot dead by IRA
Dec 08 In the year 1983 slim Pickins western actor dies at 64 after brain surgery
Dec 08 Slim Pickins, actor (Blazing Saddles), dies after brain surgery at 64 on this day in history.
Dec 09 Attorney General Edwin Meese says people go to soup kitchens "...because the food is free and that's easier than paying for it" on this day in history.
Dec 09 David Rounds, actor (Terence-Beacon Hill), dies at 53 on this day in history.
Dec 10 In the year 1983 danuta Walesa, wife of Lech Walesa, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize
Dec 10 Dorothy Cummings, actress (Dancing Mothers), dies at 84 in the year 1983.
Dec 10 In the year 1983 raul Alfonsin inaugurated as Argentina's first civilian president
Dec 11 On this day in history first visit to Lutheran church by a pope (John Paul II in Rome)
Dec 11 On this day in history szymon Laks, composer, dies at 82
Dec 12 A truck bomb explodes at the US Embassy in Kuwait on this day in history.
Dec 13 Martha Layne Collins inaugurated as Kentucky's first female governor in the year 1983.