Historical Events In 1983
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Nov 22 Michael Conrad, actor (Hill Street Blues), dies of cancer at 58 on this day in history.
Nov 24 PLO exchanges 6 Israeli prisoners for 4,500 Palestinians &Lebanese in the year 1983.
Nov 25 Soyuz T-9 returns to Earth, 149 days after take-off in the year 1983.
Nov 25 Syria &Saudi Arabia announce cease-fire in PLO civil war in Tripoli in the year 1983.
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 Colombian Avianca Airlines Boeing 747 crashes in Madrid killing 185 in the year 1983.
Nov 27 Manuel Scorza, Peruvian writer, dies at about 55 on this day in history.
Nov 28 9th Space Shuttle Mission-Columbia 6-is launched on this day in history.
Nov 28 In the year 1983 christopher George, actor (Chisum, Heist), dies of heart attack at 54
Nov 30 In the year 1983 george Headley, cricket (10 tons in 22 Tests, 1st black WI capt), dies
Nov 30 Radio Shack announces the Tandy Model 2000 computer (80186 chip) on this day in history.
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 on this day in history.
Dec 04 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 on this day in history.
Dec 04 Estelle Omens, actress (Effect of Gamma Rays), dies at 55 on this day in history.
Dec 05 In the year 1983 12 killed by a car bomb shattering 9-story building in west Beirut
Dec 05 Los Angeles Dodger pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for 1 year for cocaine use on this day in history.
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 in the year 1983.
Dec 07 Edgar Graham, member of N Ireland Assembly, shot dead by IRA on this day in history.
Dec 08 Slim Pickins western actor dies at 64 after brain surgery on this day in history.
Dec 08 Slim Pickins, actor (Blazing Saddles), dies after brain surgery at 64 in the year 1983.
Dec 09 In the year 1983 attorney General Edwin Meese says people go to soup kitchens "...because the food is free and that's easier than paying for it"
Dec 09 In the year 1983 david Rounds, actor (Terence-Beacon Hill), dies at 53
Dec 10 On this day in history danuta Walesa, wife of Lech Walesa, accepts his Nobel Peace Prize
Dec 10 In the year 1983 dorothy Cummings, actress (Dancing Mothers), dies at 84
Dec 10 In the year 1983 raul Alfonsin inaugurated as Argentina's first civilian president
Dec 11 In the year 1983 first visit to Lutheran church by a pope (John Paul II in Rome)
Dec 11 Szymon Laks, composer, dies at 82 in the year 1983.
Dec 12 On this day in history a truck bomb explodes at the US Embassy in Kuwait
Dec 13 On this day in history martha Layne Collins inaugurated as Kentucky's first female governor