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Historical Events Of 1983
- 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.
- March 2, 1983 – Compact discs and players are released for the first time in the United States and other markets. They had previously been available only in Japan.
- April 25, 1983 – American schoolgirl Samantha Smith is invited to visit the Soviet Union by its leader Yuri Andropov after he read her letter in which she expressed fears about nuclear war.
- 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.
- July 27, 1983 – Black July: Eighteen Tamil political prisoners at the Welikada high security prison in Colombo are massacred by Sinhalese prisoners, the second such massacre in two days.
- October 25, 1983 – Operation Urgent Fury: The United States and its Caribbean allies invade Grenada, six days after Prime Minister Maurice Bishop and several of his supporters are executed in a coup d'état.
- November 7, 1983 – United States Senate bombing: A bomb explodes inside the United States Capitol. No one is injured, but an estimated $250,000 in damage is caused.
- December 10, 1983 – Democracy is restored in Argentina with the inauguration of President Raúl Alfonsín.
- December 31, 1983 – The AT&T Bell System is broken up by the United States Government.
Who Were Born On 1983?
- February 27, 1983 – Mohammed Nabbous, Libyan journalist (d. 2011)
- March 7, 1983 – Taylor Tankersley, American baseball player
- April 24, 1983 – Princess Iman bint Al Hussein of Jordan
- June 5, 1983 – Marques Colston, American football player
- June 17, 1983 – Kazunari Ninomiya, Japanese singer-songwriter and actor (Arashi)
- June 20, 1983 – Josh Childress, American basketball player
- July 23, 1983 – Andrew Eiden, American actor
- October 3, 1983 – Fred, Brazilian footballer
- November 1, 1983 – Josh Wicks, American soccer player
- December 3, 1983 – Kati Tolmoff, Estonian badminton player