What Happened on June 16, 1983

Day of the Week: Thursday

Historical Events

  • Charlos Vieira completes 191 hr "nonstop" cycling in Leiria Portugal
  • European Space Agency launches European Comm Satellite 1, Oscar 10

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II visits Poland

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264th Pope
John Paul II
  • Ringo releases "Old Wave" album in West Germany
  • USSR party leader Yuri Andropov elected president

Famous Birthdays

  • Armend Dallku, Albanian footballer

Famous Deaths

  • James Arthur Calata, African National Congress (ANC) leader and Anglican clergyman, at 87