What Happened on June 12, 1983

Day of the Week: Sunday

Historical Events

  • Comet C/1983 (Sugano-Saigusa-Fujikawa) approaches 0.0628 AUs of Earth

Sport awardLPGA Championship

LPGA Championship, Jack Nicklaus GC: Patty Sheehan comes from 7 strokes behind with a final round a 66 (−6) to finish 2 strokes ahead of runner-up Sandra Haynie

LPGA Golfer Patty Sheehan
LPGA Golfer
Patty Sheehan
  • 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
Actress
Norma Shearer