On This Day

What Happened on March 5, 1983

Historical Events


Electoral defeatElection of Interest

Australian Labor leader Bob Hawke defeats sitting Liberal Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser in a 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
1983 Highlights

About March 5, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday
How Long Ago? 37 years, 8 months and 25 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Pig
Star Sign: Pisces