January 2, 1983 in History

Day of the Week: Sunday

Events in History

  • Gary Trudeau takes a 20-month break from writing "Doonesbury"
  • Ken Anderson of Cincinnati completes record 20 consecutive passes
  • Several African National Congress (ANC) members detained in Swaziland decide to leave the country voluntarily for Mozambique.

Deaths in History

  • Harriet Parsons, producer (Susan Slept Here), dies at 76 of cancer