Historical Events In 1983
Sunday, 07 August 2022
Feb 10 On this day in history eduard Franz, actor (Zorro), dies at 80
Feb 11 On this day in history "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Ricky" & "Buckingham Blues" debut LP
Feb 11 4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18"(46 cm)) on this day in history.
Feb 12 In the year 1983 eubie Blake, ragtime-composer/pianist (Memories of You), dies at 100
Feb 13 Australia beats New Zealand 2-0 to win World Series Cup in the year 1983.
Feb 13 Marian Nixon, actress (Dr Bull, Sweepstakes), dies of cancer at 78 on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1983 world Boxing Council becomes 1st to cut boxing from 15 to 12 rounds
Feb 19 On this day in history alice White, actress (Employees' Entrance), dies at 78 of a stroke
Feb 20 In the year 1983 james G Richardson, (Tim Cassidy-Sierra), dies at 37 in ski accident
Feb 20 Japan launches Tenma satellite to study x-rays (450/570 km) in the year 1983.
Feb 21 On this day in history donald Davis runs 1 mile backwards in 6 minutes 7.1 seconds
Feb 21 In the year 1983 nBA San Diego Clippers begin a 29 game road losing streak
Feb 22 Christina E "Christine" Auwen, singer/wife of John Kelly, dies at 75 on this day in history.
Feb 22 Harold Washington wins Chicago's Democratic mayoral primary in the year 1983.
Feb 22 In the year 1983 hindus kill 3000 Moslems in Assam, India
Feb 23 25th Grammy Awards Rosanna, Toto IV, Men at Work win in the year 1983.
Feb 23 In the year 1983 adrian Boult, conductor, dies
Feb 23 In the year 1983 uSFL New Jersey Generals sign Heisman winner Herschel Walker (3 years-$5 million)
Feb 24 A U.S. congressional report condemns the internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII on this day in history.
Feb 24 Dow Jones closes above 1100 mark for first time in the year 1983.
Feb 24 In the year 1983 herbert Norman Howells, composer, dies at 90
Feb 24 USSR performs underground nuclear test on this day in history.
Feb 25 John Cowles Sr, US publisher, dies at 84 in the year 1983.
Feb 26 Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 37 weeks in the year 1983.
Feb 27 On this day in history eamonn Coghlan sets indoor mile record of 3 49.78
Feb 27 Jan Stephenson wins Tucson Conquistadores LPGA Golf Tournament in the year 1983.
Feb 28 Final TV episode of "MASH" airs (CBS); record 125 million watch in the year 1983.
Feb 28 In the year 1983 statistics Canada reports Canadian Gross National Product fell 4.8% in 1982; sharpest decline since 1933
Mar 01 In the year 1983 tamara McKinney becomes first US woman skier to win the World Cup
Mar 01 Tornado tears through Louisiana, injuring 33 people on this day in history.
Mar 02 Compact Disc recordings developed by Phillips &Sony introduced in the year 1983.
Mar 02 In the year 1983 final episode of MASH; 125,000,000 viewers
Mar 02 USSR performs underground nuclear test in the year 1983.
Mar 03 Arthur Koestler, Hung/Brit writer (Dialogue With Death), dies at 77 on this day in history.