On This Day

What Happened on March 8, 1983

Day of the Week: Tuesday

Historical Events

  • House Foreign Affairs Com endorses nuclear weapons freeze with USSR
  • IBM releases PC DOS version 2.0

Event of interestEvent of Interest

President Reagan 1st known use of term "Evil Empire" (about the USSR) in speech in Florida

US President & Actor Ronald Reagan
US President & Actor
Ronald Reagan

Famous Birthdays

  • Mark Worrell, American baseball player.

Famous Deaths

  • William T Walton, English composer (Belhazzar's feast), dies at 80