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Historical Events Of 1983
- January 27, 1983 – The pilot shaft of the Seikan Tunnel, the world’s longest sub-aqueous tunnel (53.85 km) between the Japanese islands of Honshū and Hokkaidō, breaks through.
- February 12, 1983 – One hundred women protest in Lahore, Pakistan against military dictator Zia-ul-Haq’s proposed Law of Evidence. The women were tear-gassed, baton-charged and thrown into lock-up. The women were successful in repealing the law.
- February 13, 1983 – New Year’s Day in Chinese calendar. Start of the year of the Water Pig in Chinese astrology.
- July 23, 1983 – Gimli Glider: Air Canada Flight 143 runs out of fuel and makes a deadstick landing at Gimli, Manitoba.
- July 24, 1983 – The Black July anti-Tamil riots begin in Sri Lanka, killing between 400 and 3,000. Black July is generally regarded as the beginning of the Sri Lankan Civil War.
- September 23, 1983 – Gerrie Coetzee of South Africa becomes the first African boxing world heavyweight champion.
- October 9, 1983 – Rangoon bombing: Attempted assassination of South Korean President Chun Doo-hwan during an official visit to Rangoon, Burma. Chun survives but the blast kills 17 of his entourage, including four cabinet ministers, and injures 17 others. Four Burmese officials also die in the blast.
- November 2, 1983 – U.S. President Ronald Reagan signs a bill creating Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.
- November 15, 1983 – Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus is founded. Recognized only by Turkey.
- December 27, 1983 – Pope John Paul II visits Mehmet Ali Ağca in Rebibbia’s prison and personally forgives him for the 1981 attack on him in St. Peter’s Square.
Who Were Born On 1983?
- January 16, 1983 – Emanuel Pogatetz, Austrian footballer
- January 18, 1983 – Samantha Mumba, Irish singer-songwriter and actress
- February 26, 1983 – Jerome Harrison, American football player
- March 4, 1983 – Adam Deacon, English actor, rapper, and director
- March 25, 1983 – Mickaël Hanany, French high jumper
- April 18, 1983 – Reeve Carney, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and actor
- May 31, 1983 – Dustin Wells, New Zealand footballer
- September 14, 1983 – Amy Winehouse, English singer-songwriter (d. 2011)
- September 16, 1983 – Katerine Avgoustakis, Belgian singer and pianist
- October 28, 1983 – Jarrett Jack, American basketball player