August 8, 1983 in History

Day of the Week: Monday

Events in History

  • Brigadier General Efrain Rios Montt deposed as president of Guatemela
  • Jury in KC, Mo, awards TV anchorwoman Christine Craft $500,000 in sex discrimination suit against KMBC-TV (later overturned)
  • Military coup in Guatemala, President Rios Montt flees