On This Day

What Happened on January 12, 1983

Historical Events

  • 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

  • Rebop Kwaku Baah, Nigerian percussionist (b. 1944)
1983 Highlights

About January 12, 1983

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 38 years and 13 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Capricorn