Historical Events In 1983
Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Mar 25 On this day in history in the Damavand-Amol area of Iran a5.2 quake killed 30 people and injured 61 , many homes damaged and landslides in the .
Mar 25 Martha Sleeper, actress (Spitfire), dies of a heart attack at 72 on this day in history.
Mar 26 In the year 1983 anthony F Blunt, British art historian/spy for USSR, dies at 75
Mar 26 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site on this day in history.
Mar 27 On this day in history james Hayter, actor (Pickwick Papers, Trio, Great Game), dies at 75
Mar 27 Larry Holmes beats Lucien Rodriguez in 12 for heavyweight boxing title on this day in history.
Mar 28 Ank [Anna M] van der Moer, actress (Verkade, Dutch Comedy), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Mar 29 On this day in history richard O'Brien, actor (Rocky Horror Show), dies of cancer at 65
Mar 30 Ray Cooney's "Run for your Wives", premieres in London in the year 1983.
Mar 30 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR on this day in history.
Mar 31 Earthquake in Colombia kills some 5,000 people in the year 1983.
Mar 31 In the year 1983 in Colombia a 5.5 quake occurred Between 250 and 350 people killed, many injured and extensive damage (VIII) in the Popayan area
Mar 31 On this day in history stephen Murray, actor (Guilty, Silent Dust, Master Spy), dies at 70
Apr 03 12th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott in the year 1983.
Apr 03 2nd NCAA Women's Basketball Championship Southern California beats Los Angeles Tech 69-67 in the year 1983.
Apr 04 On this day in history 45th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship North Carolina State beats Houston 54-52
Apr 04 In the year 1983 6th space shuttle mission, Challenger 1 launched
Apr 04 On this day in history gloria Swanson actress, dies at 84 of a heart ailment
Apr 04 Jacqueline Logan silent film leading lady, dies at 78 on this day in history.
Apr 05 France throws out 47 Soviet diplomats in the year 1983.
Apr 05 New York Mets' Tom Seaver's sets record 14th National League Opening Day assignment on this day in history.
Apr 06 On this day in history ana Maria, Salvador guerilla leader, murdered
Apr 07 Gavin Gordon television actor, dies at 82 in the year 1983.
Apr 07 Gavin Gordon, television actor (Romance, Lone Cowboy), dies at 82 on this day in history.
Apr 07 STS-6 specialist Story Musgrave &Don Peterson first STS spacewalk in the year 1983.
Apr 09 On this day in history 6th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 1 returns to Earth
Apr 10 Issam Sartawi, PLO ambassador to Portugal, murdered in the year 1983.
Apr 11 Dolores Del Rio, actress (Cheyenne Autumn), dies at 78 in the year 1983.
Apr 11 Statistics Canada reports Canada's unemployment rate in March of 13.6% or 1,658,000 unemployed; a new record in the year 1983.
Apr 12 Harold Washington becomes Chicago's first black mayor on this day in history.
Apr 13 Dedication of the Rats of Tobruk Memorial on Anzac Parade by the Governor-General, the Rt Hon Sir Ninian Stephen The memorial commemorates Australian and other Allied servicemen who fought and died during the siege of Tobruk in 1941 on this day in history.
Apr 13 Undefeated middleweight boxer Tony Ayala gets 35 years on sex assault on this day in history.
Apr 14 Nina Dumbadze, Russian discus thrower (Oly-bronze-1952), dies at 64 in the year 1983.
Apr 15 In the year 1983 gyula Illyes, Hungarian writer/poet (Az Ismertlen Illyes), dies at 80