On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1983

Historical Events

Hall of Fame

Brooks Robinson and Juan Marichal elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame

  • NCAA creates football Kickoff Classic to begin in August
  • Quebec Nordiques play 230th NHL game without being shut out

Famous Deaths

  • (Anthony) "Rebop" Kwaku Baah, Nigerian percussionist (traffic, 1971-74), dies of cerebral hemorrhage during a performance in Stockholm, Sweden at 38
1983 Highlights

About January 12, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 39 years and 8 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn