Czesław Miłosz na Katolickim Uniwersytecie Lubelskim. Widoczni: Jan Bartczak, Czesław Miłosz, Romuald Kukołowicz, Lech Wałęsa podczas spotkania wna Katolickim Uniwersytecie Lubelskim. / Sygn. FIL00883 / © Instytut Literacki

1983

Jerzy Giedroyc mobilizes financial aid for the Polish underground, principally the opposition press and distribution networks. Collection of Józef Czapski’s essays Patrząc (Looking), selected by Joanna Pollakówna – and with some attention from the censor – published in Poland by Znak publishing house.
 
POLAND
National income is down by 25 per cent compared to 1978. Grzegorz Przemyk is murdered at a milicja (police) station in Warsaw. Martial Law is lifted.
 
WORLD
Lech Wałęsa is awarded the Nobel Peace Prize.