What Happened on December 28th, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday

Historical Events

  • 72nd Davis Cup: Australia beats Sweden in Melbourne (3-2)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

Gavaskar achieves his 30th century, beating Bradman's 29

Cricket Legend Donald Bradman
Cricket Legend
Donald Bradman
  • US say they will leave UNESCO on Dec 31, 1984
  • Warren Cromartie signs 3 year $2.5M contract with Yomiuri Giants

Famous Birthdays

  • Mike He, Taiwanese actor

Famous Deaths

  • Dennis Wilson, drummer/singer (Beach Boys), drowns at 39
  • Jimmy Demaret, American golfer (b. 1910)
  • William Demarest, actor (My 3 Sons), dies in Palm Springs at 91