What Happened on December 5th, 1983

Day of Week: Monday

Historical Events

  • 12 killed by a car bomb shattering 9-story building in west Beirut
  • ICIMOD established and inaugurated with its headquarters in Kathmandu, Nepal, and legitimised through an Act of Parliament in Nepal in the same year.
  • LA Dodger pitcher Steve Howe is suspended for 1 year for cocaine use

Famous Deaths

  • Robert Aldrich, dir/producer (Last Sunset), dies at 65