Historical Events In 1983
Tuesday, 19 October 2021
Feb 10 On this day in history eduard Franz, actor (Zorro), dies at 80
Feb 11 In the year 1983 "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 Eubie Blake, ragtime-composer/pianist (Memories of You), dies at 100 in the year 1983.
Feb 13 Australia beats New Zealand 2-0 to win World Series Cup on this day in history.
Feb 13 In the year 1983 marian Nixon, actress (Dr Bull, Sweepstakes), dies of cancer at 78
Feb 13 In the year 1983 world Boxing Council becomes 1st to cut boxing from 15 to 12 rounds
Feb 19 In the year 1983 alice White, actress (Employees' Entrance), dies at 78 of a stroke
Feb 20 James G Richardson, (Tim Cassidy-Sierra), dies at 37 in ski accident on this day in history.
Feb 20 In the year 1983 japan launches Tenma satellite to study x-rays (450/570 km)
Feb 21 Donald Davis runs 1 mile backwards in 6 minutes 7.1 seconds on this day in history.
Feb 21 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Feb 22 Hindus kill 3000 Moslems in Assam, India on this day in history.
Feb 23 On this day in history 25th Grammy Awards Rosanna, Toto IV, Men at Work win
Feb 23 Adrian Boult, conductor, dies in the year 1983.
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 in the year 1983.
Feb 24 In the year 1983 dow Jones closes above 1100 mark for first time
Feb 24 In the year 1983 herbert Norman Howells, composer, dies at 90
Feb 24 On this day in history uSSR performs underground nuclear test
Feb 25 John Cowles Sr, US publisher, dies at 84 in the year 1983.
Feb 26 In the year 1983 michael Jackson's "Thriller" album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 37 weeks
Feb 27 On this day in history eamonn Coghlan sets indoor mile record of 3 49.78
Feb 27 On this day in history jan Stephenson wins Tucson Conquistadores LPGA Golf Tournament
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 On this day in history tornado tears through Louisiana, injuring 33 people
Mar 02 On this day in history compact Disc recordings developed by Phillips &Sony introduced
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 On this day in history arthur Koestler, Hung/Brit writer (Dialogue With Death), dies at 77