On This Day

What Happened on April 25, 1983

Hitler's Diaries Fail Forensic Tests

Historical Events

  • "Nightline" expands from ½ hour to a full hour
  • France performs nuclear test at Mururoa atoll
  • NASA space probe Pioneer 10 travels beyond Pluto's orbit.

Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Portugal's Mário Soares' Partido Socialista wins parliamentary election

President of Portugal Mário Soares
President of Portugal
Mário Soares

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Yuri Andropov invites US schoolgirl Samantha Smith to the Soviet Union

Soviet General Secretary Yuri Andropov
Soviet General Secretary
Yuri Andropov

Famous Birthdays

  • DeAngelo Williams, American National Football League runningback, born in Wynne, Arkansas
  • J.P. Howell, American baseball player (Tampa Bay Devil Rays), born in Modesto, California
1983 Highlights

About April 25, 1983

Day of the Week: Monday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 2 months and 29 days
Leap Year: No

Holidays: Anzac Day (Australia, New Zealand)

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Taurus