What Happened on January 25, 1983

Historical Events

  • China's supreme court commutes Chiang Ch'ing's death sentence to life
  • Infrared telescope satellite launched into polar orbit

Event of Interest

Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie arrested in Bolivia

1983 History

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ©e Watters, Canadian pop-country-rock singer, born in Quebec City, Quebec
  • Brian Armstrong, American businessman (CEO and co-founder of Coinbase), born in San Jose, California
Born in 1983

About January 25, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 40 years, 4 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius

Music Charts

  • US #1 Song: Down Under - Men At Work
  • UK #1 Song: Down Under - Men At Work