On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Bob Hawke (Labour) defeats PM Malcolm Fraser (Liberal) to win Australian general election

23rd Prime Minister of Australia Bob Hawke
23rd Prime Minister of Australia
Bob Hawke
Prime Minister of Australia Malcolm Fraser
Prime Minister of Australia
Malcolm Fraser
  • NSW beat Western Australia by 54 runs to win Sheffield Shield