What Happened on May 20, 1983

Day of the Week: Friday

Historical Events


Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Larry Holmes beats Tim Witherspoon in 12 for heavyweight boxing title

WBC Heavyweight Champion Larry Holmes
WBC Heavyweight Champion
Larry Holmes

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

Michael Dokes & Mike Weaver fight to a draw in 15 for heavyweight boxing title

WBA World Heavyweight Champion Mike Weaver
WBA World Heavyweight Champion
Mike Weaver
  • Phillies Steve Carlton passes W Johnson with 2nd most strike outs

Famous Birthdays

  • Jr. NTR, Indian film actor