Historical Events In 1983
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Feb 10 Eduard Franz, actor (Zorro), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Feb 11 On this day in history "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Ricky" & "Buckingham Blues" debut LP
Feb 11 In the year 1983 4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18"(46 cm))
Feb 12 Eubie Blake, ragtime-composer/pianist (Memories of You), dies at 100 on this day in history.
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 World Boxing Council becomes 1st to cut boxing from 15 to 12 rounds in the year 1983.
Feb 19 Alice White, actress (Employees' Entrance), dies at 78 of a stroke on this day in history.
Feb 20 On this day in history 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 In the year 1983 donald Davis runs 1 mile backwards in 6 minutes 7.1 seconds
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 in the year 1983.
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 In the year 1983 a U.S. congressional report condemns the internment of Japanese-Americans during WWII.
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 In the year 1983 uSSR performs underground nuclear test
Feb 25 On this day in history john Cowles Sr, US publisher, dies at 84
Feb 26 Michael Jackson's "Thriller" album goes to #1 & stays #1 for 37 weeks in the year 1983.
Feb 27 In the year 1983 eamonn Coghlan sets indoor mile record of 3 49.78
Feb 27 Jan Stephenson wins Tucson Conquistadores LPGA Golf Tournament on this day in history.
Feb 28 Final TV episode of "MASH" airs (CBS); record 125 million watch on this day in history.
Feb 28 On this day in history statistics Canada reports Canadian Gross National Product fell 4.8% in 1982; sharpest decline since 1933
Mar 01 Tamara McKinney becomes first US woman skier to win the World Cup on this day in history.
Mar 01 In the year 1983 tornado tears through Louisiana, injuring 33 people
Mar 02 Compact Disc recordings developed by Phillips &Sony introduced in the year 1983.
Mar 02 Final episode of MASH; 125,000,000 viewers in the year 1983.
Mar 02 In the year 1983 uSSR performs underground nuclear test
Mar 03 In the year 1983 arthur Koestler, Hung/Brit writer (Dialogue With Death), dies at 77