What Happened on July 3, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • 11th du Maurier Golf Classic (Peter Jackson Classic): Hollis Stacy

Sport awardTennis Open

97th Wimbledon Men's Tennis: John McEnroe beats Chris Lewis (6-2 6-2 6-2)

Tennis Player John McEnroe
Tennis Player
John McEnroe
  • Calvin Smith of US becomes fastest man alive (9.93 for 100m)
  • Rangers explode for 12 runs in 15th inning of a 16-4 win over the A's

Famous Birthdays

  • Steph Jones, American singer and model

Famous Deaths

  • John Fleming (Jack) Brock, scientist, physician and a professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Cape Town, 78