Historical Events In 1983
Saturday, 15 August 2020
Mar 25 In the year 1983 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 In the year 1983 martha Sleeper, actress (Spitfire), dies of a heart attack at 72
Mar 26 In the year 1983 anthony F Blunt, British art historian/spy for USSR, dies at 75
Mar 26 In the year 1983 uS performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
Mar 27 James Hayter, actor (Pickwick Papers, Trio, Great Game), dies at 75 on this day in history.
Mar 27 On this day in history larry Holmes beats Lucien Rodriguez in 12 for heavyweight boxing title
Mar 28 Ank [Anna M] van der Moer, actress (Verkade, Dutch Comedy), dies at 71 on this day in history.
Mar 29 Richard O'Brien, actor (Rocky Horror Show), dies of cancer at 65 in the year 1983.
Mar 30 In the year 1983 ray Cooney's "Run for your Wives", premieres in London
Mar 30 USSR performs nuclear test at Eastern Kazakhstan/Semipalitinsk USSR in the year 1983.
Mar 31 On this day in history earthquake in Colombia kills some 5,000 people
Mar 31 In Colombia a 5.5 quake occurred Between 250 and 350 people killed, many injured and extensive damage (VIII) in the Popayan area on this day in history.
Mar 31 Stephen Murray, actor (Guilty, Silent Dust, Master Spy), dies at 70 on this day in history.
Apr 03 In the year 1983 12th Nabisco Dinah Shore Golf Championship won by Amy Alcott
Apr 03 2nd NCAA Women's Basketball Championship Southern California beats Los Angeles Tech 69-67 on this day in history.
Apr 04 45th NCAA Men's Basketball Championship North Carolina State beats Houston 54-52 on this day in history.
Apr 04 On this day in history 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 in the year 1983.
Apr 05 France throws out 47 Soviet diplomats in the year 1983.
Apr 05 In the year 1983 new York Mets' Tom Seaver's sets record 14th National League Opening Day assignment
Apr 06 Ana Maria, Salvador guerilla leader, murdered in the year 1983.
Apr 07 On this day in history gavin Gordon television actor, dies at 82
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 6th Space Shuttle Mission-Challenger 1 returns to Earth on this day in history.
Apr 10 Issam Sartawi, PLO ambassador to Portugal, murdered in the year 1983.
Apr 11 Dolores Del Rio, actress (Cheyenne Autumn), dies at 78 on this day in history.
Apr 11 Statistics Canada reports Canada's unemployment rate in March of 13.6% or 1,658,000 unemployed; a new record on this day in history.
Apr 12 Harold Washington becomes Chicago's first black mayor in the year 1983.
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 in the year 1983.
Apr 13 On this day in history undefeated middleweight boxer Tony Ayala gets 35 years on sex assault
Apr 14 In the year 1983 nina Dumbadze, Russian discus thrower (Oly-bronze-1952), dies at 64
Apr 15 On this day in history gyula Illyes, Hungarian writer/poet (Az Ismertlen Illyes), dies at 80