June 16, 1983 in History

Day of the Week: Thursday

Events in History

  • European Space Agency launches European Comm Satellite 1, Oscar 10

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

General Secretary Yuri Andropov appointed President of the Soviet Union

Soviet General Secretary Yuri Andropov
Soviet General Secretary
Yuri Andropov

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Pope John Paul II visits Poland

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • Ringo releases "Old Wave" album in West Germany

Deaths in History

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