On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1983

Historical Events

  • Harold Washington wins Chicago's Democratic mayoral primary
  • Hindus kill 3000 Muslims in Assam, India
  • Vladimir Salnikov (USSR) sets 1500m free style swimming record

Famous Deaths

  • Adrian Boult, British conductor (BBC Symphony Orchestra, 1930-50; London Philharmonic, 1950-59), dies at 93
  • Christina E "Christine" Auwen, singer and wife of John Kelly, dies at 75
  • Romain Maes, Belgian cyclist (Tour de France 1935), dies at 70
1983 Highlights

About February 22, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 11 months and 6 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces