On This Day

What Happened on February 22, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday

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

  • Christina E "Christine" Auwen, singer and wife of John Kelly, dies at 75
  • Romain Maes, Belgian cyclist (Tour de France 1935), dies at 70