Historical Events on August 6, 1983

Day of the Week: Saturday

Historical Events

  • Bomb planted by Umkhonto we Sizwe, the armed wing of ANC, explodes at a synagogue in Johannesburg, South Africa
  • First NFL exhibition game in Europe; Minnesota Vikings beat St Louis Cardinals 28-10 at London's Wembley Stadium
  • Supertanker Castillo de Bellvar catches fire and sinks northwest of Capetown, South Africa