February 23, 1983 in History

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Events in History

  • The Spanish Socialist government of Felipe González and Miguel Boyer nationalizes Rumasa, a holding of José María Ruiz Mateos.
  • The United States Environmental Protection Agency announces its intent to buy out and evacuate the dioxin-contaminated community of Times Beach, Missouri.
  • USFL NJ Generals sign Heisman winner Herschel Walker (3 years-$5 mil)