On This Day

What Happened on January 30, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Hilbert van Thumb becomes European skating champ
  • Super Bowl XVII, Rose Bowl, Pasadena, CA: Washington Redskins beat Miami Dolphins, 27-17; MVP: John Riggins, Washington, RB

Famous Deaths

  • Alan Cunningham, British general and last High Commissioner of Palestine (1945-48), dies at 95
  • Joan Valerie, actress (Pier 13), dies of pneumonia
  • Mack Reynolds, American sci-fi author (Earth War), dies at 65