|Years:||1980 1981 1982 – 1983 – 1984 1985 1986|
Significant events from 1983.
- Little 500 race won by Delta Chi, Adam Giles anchors team
12th - Indiana University football player Denver Smith is shot and killed by four Bloomington Police officers after he reportedly attacked them with a tire iron and after he ripped an ATM from a wall.
- The Data Domain closes after 7 years of doing business in downtown Bloomington
- Tomilea Allison is elected mayor of Bloomington