Historical Events In 1983
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Jan 23 Cerebral Palsy telethon raises $14,700,000 on this day in history.
Jan 23 On this day in history russian radioactive satellite falls into Indian Ocean
Jan 24 George Cukor, director, dies of stroke & heart attack at 83 in the year 1983.
Jan 24 Hulk Hogan pins the Iron Sheik for World Wrestling Federation title in the year 1983.
Jan 24 In the year 1983 oaxaca, Mexico a 7.0 earthquake occured. Damage in the Juchitan area and slight damage in the Mexico City area. Felt strongly in southeastern Mexico.
Jan 25 In the year 1983 china's supreme court commutes Chiang Ch'ing's death sentence to life
Jan 25 On this day in history infrared telescope satellite launched into polar orbit
Jan 25 Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie arrested in Bolivia on this day in history.
Jan 26 On this day in history dutch/British infrared satellite IRAS launched from California
Jan 26 Paul "Bear" Bryant, college football coach (Alabama), dies at 69 in the year 1983.
Jan 27 Louis De Funes, actor/writer (Mad Adv of Rabbi Jacobs), dies at 68 in the year 1983.
Jan 27 World's longest subaqueous tunnel (53.90 km) opens, Honshu-Hokkaid in the year 1983.
Jan 28 Billy Fury, actor (That'll Be the Day), dies at 42 of heart failure in the year 1983.
Jan 29 On this day in history "Down Under" by Men At Work hit #1 on UK pop chart
Jan 29 40th Golden Globes Gandhi, ET &Tootsie win on this day in history.
Jan 30 In the year 1983 hilbert van Thumb becomes European skating champ
Jan 30 On this day in history joan Valerie, actress (Pier 13), dies of pneumonia
Feb 01 In the year 1983 new channels first available on cable as pay TV launched in Canada; First Choice, Superchannel and C-Channel allyou got to do is PAY
Feb 01 Tullio Campagnolo, Italian bicycle manufacturer, dies in the year 1983.
Feb 01 USSR performs underground nuclear test on this day in history.
Feb 02 On this day in history bryan Valentine, cricketer (7 Tests for England, 454 runs), dies
Feb 02 Chicago Archbishop Joseph L Bernardin is among 18 new cardinals invested on this day in history.
Feb 03 US female Figure Skating championship won by Rosalynn Sumners in the year 1983.
Feb 04 On this day in history jim Ameche, actor (Festival of Stars), dies at 68
Feb 04 José Happart becomes mayor of Voeren Belgium in the year 1983.
Feb 04 In the year 1983 pop singer-drummer Karen Carpenter dies in Downey, California, at age 32.
Feb 04 On this day in history uS male Figure Skating championship won by Scott Hamilton
Feb 05 On this day in history derk Roemers, Dutch union leader/politician (soc dem), dies at 67
Feb 05 In the year 1983 former Nazi Gestapo official Klaus Barbie brought to trial
Feb 08 On this day in history champion thoroughbred Shergar kidnapped in Ireland; never found Lloyds of London pays $10.6 million insurance
Feb 08 In the year 1983 eric Peters sets transatlantic sailboat record (E-W)-46 days
Feb 09 In the year 1983 belgium buys 44 F-16s
Feb 10 In the year 1983 anglican synod vote 338-100 against unilateral UK nuclear disarmament
Feb 10 Canada signs agreement allowing US testing of military equipment in Canada, including cruise missiles in the year 1983.