On This Day

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

Historic Event

Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie arrested in Bolivia

Famous Birthdays

  • AndrĂ©e Watters, Canadian pop-country-rock singer, born in Quebec City, Quebec
1983 Highlights

About January 25, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 38 years, 10 months and 7 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Aquarius