Historical Events In 1983
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Feb 10 Eduard Franz, actor (Zorro), dies at 80 on this day in history.
Feb 11 "Weird Al" Yankovic records "Ricky" & "Buckingham Blues" debut LP on this day in history.
Feb 11 4th largest snowfall in NYC history (18"(46 cm)) in the year 1983.
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 in the year 1983.
Feb 13 On this day in history 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 on this day in history.
Feb 19 On this day in history alice White, actress (Employees' Entrance), dies at 78 of a stroke
Feb 20 On this day in history james G Richardson, (Tim Cassidy-Sierra), dies at 37 in ski accident
Feb 20 In the year 1983 japan launches Tenma satellite to study x-rays (450/570 km)
Feb 21 In the year 1983 donald Davis runs 1 mile backwards in 6 minutes 7.1 seconds
Feb 21 NBA San Diego Clippers begin a 29 game road losing streak in the year 1983.
Feb 22 On this day in history christina E "Christine" Auwen, singer/wife of John Kelly, dies at 75
Feb 22 On this day in history harold Washington wins Chicago's Democratic mayoral primary
Feb 22 In the year 1983 hindus kill 3000 Moslems in Assam, India
Feb 23 In the year 1983 25th Grammy Awards Rosanna, Toto IV, Men at Work win
Feb 23 In the year 1983 adrian Boult, conductor, dies
Feb 23 USFL New Jersey Generals sign Heisman winner Herschel Walker (3 years-$5 million) in the year 1983.
Feb 24 On this day in history 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 Herbert Norman Howells, composer, dies at 90 in the year 1983.
Feb 24 USSR performs underground nuclear test in the year 1983.
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 on this day in history.
Feb 27 Eamonn Coghlan sets indoor mile record of 3 49.78 in the year 1983.
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 in the year 1983.
Feb 28 Statistics Canada reports Canadian Gross National Product fell 4.8% in 1982; sharpest decline since 1933 on this day in history.
Mar 01 On this day in history tamara McKinney becomes first US woman skier to win the World Cup
Mar 01 In the year 1983 tornado tears through Louisiana, injuring 33 people
Mar 02 On this day in history compact Disc recordings developed by Phillips &Sony introduced
Mar 02 On this day in history 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.