On This Day

What Happened on February 6, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • NFL Pro Bowl, Aloha Stadium, Honolulu, HI: NFC beats AFC, 20-19; MVPs: Dan Fouts, San Diego Chargers, QB; John Jefferson, Green Bay Packers, WR
  • Trial of former Gestapo commandant Klaus Barbie begins in France for war crimes during World War II

Famous Birthdays

  • Brodie Croyle, American football player, born in Rainbow City, Alabama
  • Jamie Whincup, Australian racing driver, born in Melbourne, Australia
  • Melrose Bickerstaff, American fashion model, born in West Bloomfield Township, Michigan
  • Myron Wolf Child, Canadian politician, born in Cardston, Alberta (d. 2007)
  • S. Sreesanth, Indian cricketer, born in Kothamangalam, India