What Happened on June 12, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

Sport awardGolf Major

29th LPGA Championship won by Patty Sheehan

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • Comet C/1983 (Sugano-Saigusa-Fujikawa) approaches 0.0628 AUs of Earth
  • Winston Davis takes 7-51 in Cricket World Cup match v Australia

Famous Birthdays

  • Bryan Habana, South African rugby player
  • Christine Sinclair, Canadian soccer player
  • Josh Dies, American author and musician (Showbread)

Famous Deaths

Person of interestNorma Shearer

Norma Shearer, Canadian-American actress (Escape, Romeo & Juliet), dies at 82

Actress Norma Shearer
Norma Shearer